Alda Road Socks by Tricia Welton-Hinkle
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Alda Road Socks

February 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Womens medium/large
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This is a textured sock pattern utilizing only knit and purl stitches. The sock is knit cuff down with a patterned heel flap and standard wedge toe.

The stitch pattern with its intersecting lines reminded me of driving down the old county roads in Nebraska, Alda Road to be specific, by corn and wheat fields, crossing railroad tracks, and eventually coming to that bridge where we spent many a hot summer day hanging out at the Platte River, drinking beer, and getting sunburned. Those were the days…

Errata: Heel Flap written directions for Even Rows (WS Rows) should read: s1, p7, work heel flap chart, p8.