Slip Stitch Texture Socks
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9 ins [23 cm]
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Dec = decrease(ing)
K = knit
P = purl
P2tog = purl two stitches together
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rep = repeat
WS = wrong side
Details & Instructions
|Finished Foot Length:|
|9||9 ins [23 cm]|
|10||10 ins [25.5 cm]|
|11||11 ins [28 cm]|
|Main Color (MC)
|28 sts and 40 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.|
28 sts and 40 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
With MC, cast on 66 sts loosely.
Divide sts into 22 sts on first, second and third needles. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd for 1½ ins [4 cm], inc 6 sts evenly around. 72 sts.
Work Chart to end of chart, reading rows from right to left and noting 12 st rep will be worked 6 times.
Cont in Chart pat until work from beg measures approx 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with 5th row of chart.
Divide for Instep and Heel: Slip last 12 sts from second needle onto third needle for instep. Leave rem 36 sts for heel.
Make heel: With WS of work facing, join MC to 36 heel sts and proceed as follows:
Next row: (WS). K1. P16. K2tog. P16. K1. 35 sts.
Next row: *K1. Sl1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Next row: K1. Purl to last st. K1.
Rep last 2 rows until heel measures 2 (2¼-2½) ins [5 (5.5-6) cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape heel: 1st row: Sl1. P18. P2tog. P1. Turn.
2nd row: Sl1. K4. Sl. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
3rd row: Sl1. P5. P2tog. P1. Turn.
4th row: Sl1. K6. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
Cont in this manner, having 1 st more before each dec, until there are 20 sts.
Shape Instep: With RS of work facing, appropriate color, and first needle, pick up and knit 14 (16-18) sts along left side of heel.With second needle, pat across 36 sts for instep. With third needle, pick up and knit 14 (16-18) sts along right side of heel. Knit first 10 sts from heel onto end of third needle. Slip rem 10 sts from heel onto beg of first needle. 84 (88-92) sts are now divided as 24 (26-28) sts on first needle, 36 sts on second needle and 24 (26-28) sts on third needle.
1st rnd: 1st needle:With appropriate color, knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2. 2nd needle: Pat across 36 sts. 3rd needle: With appropriate color, K2. Sl1K. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: 1st needle:With appropriate color, knit. 2nd needle: Pat across 36 sts. 3rd needle: With appropriate color, knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 60 sts divided as 12 sts on first needle, 36 sts on second needle and 12 sts on third needle.
Cont in pat as established until foot from picked up sts at heel measures 5½ (6-7) ins [14 (15-18) cm].
Rearrange sts for toe as follows: Slip last 3 sts from 2nd needle onto beg of 3rd needle. Slip first 3 sts from 2nd needle onto end of first needle. Sts are now divided as 15 sts on 1st needle, 30 sts on 2nd needle, and 15 sts on 3rd needle.
Shape toe: 1st rnd: 1st needle: With appropriate color, knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. Sl1K. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 3rd needle: With appropriate color, K1. Sl1K. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: 1st needle:With appropriate color, knit. 2nd needle: K2. Pat to last 2 sts. K2. 3rd needle:With appropriate color, knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 20 sts divided as 5 sts on first needle, 10 sts on second needle and 5 sts on third needle. Slip sts on first needle onto third needle.
Graft 2 sets of 10 sts tog for toe.