Contrasting colours really make the 2 colour honeycomb stitch pattern in these socks pop! The colour work stranding around the foot also adds warmth and durability.
Designed By Claudia Q
Hue Loco Merino Sock (Fingering weight; 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon; 400 yd / 365 m per 100 g skein)
MC - 1 skein in Robin’s Egg
CC- 1 skein in Silver Leaf
A set of five 2.25mm (US 1) DPNS
A set of five 2.5mm (US 1 ½) DPNS
or needles required to obtain correct gauge
Removable stitch marker, stitch markers, tapestry needle
34sts & 44 rows = 4” / 10 cm in 2 Colour Dot stitch on 2.5mm (US1 ½) DPNs, blocked
Working with DPNs
Long-tail cast on
Working in the round
Knitting and purling
Increasing and decreasing
Working stranded colour work
Cuff / Foot Circumference (unstretched): approx 7½” / 19 cm
Leg Height: 6” / 15 cm
Foot Length: Adjustable.
These socks are knit from the cuff down to the toe. The heel is shaped using the heel flap method and the toe is grafted together with Kitchener stitch. Instructions are written for double pointed needles, however Magic Loop technique can be used if preferred. if using Magic Loop, place a marker for each needle change when setting up gusset. When working stranded colour work sections, carry non-working yarns loosely in the back and catch them every 2 sts. Foot length is adjustable. Leg circumference is adjustable by changing pattern gauge.
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