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Socks

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Warm and cozy sock pattern with both a striped version and a rustic fair isle version.

Measurements

S/M
9½ ins [24 cm]
L/XL
10½ ins [26.5 cm]
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Size:

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Finished foot lengths
9½ ins [24 cm]

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Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 6/4mm
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The materials for this project cost $9.49

Abbreviations

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P2tog = purl two stitches together

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished foot lengths
S/M 9½ ins [24 cm]
L/XL 10½ ins [26.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Fair Isle
Patons Decor
SizesS/ML/XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
22
Contrast A
()
11
Set of four double-pointed knitting needles size 4 mm (U.S. 6) for Socks or size needed to obtain tension.
Striped
Patons Decor
SizesS/ML/XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
22
Contrast A
()
11
Contrast B
()
11
Set of four double-pointed knitting needles size 4 mm (U.S. 6) for Socks or size needed to obtain tension.
Fair Isle and Striped
Patons Decor
SizesS/ML/XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
44
Contrast A
()
22
Contrast B
()
11
Set of four double-pointed knitting needles size 4 mm (U.S. 6) for Socks or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

22 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 4 mm needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Note: When working from charts, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work but never over more than 5 sts. When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it over and under color in use on next st or at centre point of sts it passes over.
The colors are never twisted around one another.
With A, cast on 50 sts. Divide into 16 sts on 1st needle, 18 sts on 2nd needle and 16 sts on 3rd needle.
Join in rnd. Mark first st with contrast thread.
Work 3 rounds in (K1. P1) ribbing.
Next rnd: Knit, inc 6 sts evenly around. 56 sts.
Work Chart I to end of chart reading rows from right to left, noting the 14 st rep will be worked 4 times.
Next rnd: Knit, dec 8 sts evenly across. 48 sts. Redivide sts into 16 on each needle.
With A, work 12 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing.
Note: Cuff folds down to right side, thus sock is reversed after next round. Turn cuff inside out and proceed as follows:
With MC, cont knitting in rnds until work from beg measures 9 () ins [23 (24) cm].
**Make heel: Slip last 12 sts of last round and first 12 sts of next round onto 1 needle for heel, having contrast marker in centre.
Leave rem 24 sts on 2 needles for instep.
With WS of work facing, join A and proceed across heel sts as follows:
1st row: Sl1. Purl to end of row.
2nd row: *Sl1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until heel measures 2¼ () ins [5.5 (6) cm] ending on a 2nd row.

Shape heel: 1st row: P15. P2tog. P1. Turn.
2nd row: Sl1. K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
3rd row: Sl1. P8. P2tog. P1. Turn.
4th row: Sl1. K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
5th row: Sl1. P10. P2tog. P1. Turn.
6th row: Sl1. K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Turn.
7th row: Sl1. P12. P2tog. P1. Turn.
8th row: Sl1. K13. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. 16 sts. Break yarn.
With RS of work facing, MC and 1st needle, pick up and knit 9 (11) sts along left side of heel. With 2nd needle, knit across 24 sts from instep. With 3rd needle, pick up and knit 9 (11) sts along right side of heel. Knit first 8 sts from heel onto end of 3rd needle. Slip rem 8 sts of heel onto beg of 1st needle. 58 (62) sts are now divided 17 (19) sts on 1st needle, 24 sts on 2nd needle and 17 (19) sts on 3rd needle.
1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: Knit. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rounds to 48 sts divided as 12 sts on 1st needle, 24 sts on 2nd needle and 12 sts on 3rd needle.
Cont even until foot from picked up sts at heel measures 6 () ins [15 (16.5) cm].
Change to A and proceed as follows:
Shape toe: 1st rnd: 1st needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 3rd needle: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of needle.
Knit 1 rnd even.
Rep last 2 rnds until 20 sts rem.
Knit sts from 1st needle onto 3rd needle.Graft 2 sets of 10 sts tog for toe.**
Embroider Chart II or III onto front of Sock as illustrated, using duplicate st.

STRIPED SOCKS
With A, cast on 52 sts. Divide into 16 sts on 1st needle, 20 sts on 2nd needle and 16 sts on third needle. Join in round. Mark first st with contrast thread.
Work 3 rnds in (K2. P2) ribbing.
With B, work 2 rnds in ribbing.
With A, work 4 rnds in ribbing.
With MC, cont in ribbing until work from beg measures 3½ ins [9 cm].
Next rnd: Knit, dec 4 sts evenly around. 48 sts.
Cont knitting in rnds until work from beg measures 10 (10½) ins [25.5 (26.5) cm].
Work from ** to ** as given for Fair Isle Version.