Alderney Socks by Rachel Coopey
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Alderney Socks

February 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
385 yards (352 m)
7 (8)" foot circumference
This pattern is available from for $6.50.

Worked from the cuff down in simple purl patterns that pay homage to the ganseys of British Guernsey, the Alderney Socks feature an extra-long leg and calf shaping. The pattern is sized for two circumferences, and the foot length is adjustable.

Finished Size 7 (8)“ foot circumference; foot length is adjustable.

Yarn Anzula Squishy (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 385 yd 352 m/4 oz 115 g): tan, 1 skein.

Needles Size 1 1/2 (2.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 34 sts and 48 rnds = 4” in St st.