Arch-Shaped Socks by Jen Showalter

Arch-Shaped Socks

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 2 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
440 yards (402 m)
Women's M (8" foot circumference)
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10-12-08: Updated pattern; fixes stitch counts and decrease instructions for starting the decrease section.

4-25-11: A discussion of some errata/confusing pattern notes can be found in this thread:

In particular, knitters using the German translation of the pattern may find some help and clarification here.

Please note: where the pattern says to begin arch shaping, you will have 87 stitches (not 89) if you have picked up 2 stitches to avoid holes.

Please note: If your shaping decreases meet the heel decreases and you still have too many stitches, skip the heel decreases on the round where the two meet, and continue both decreases until your stitch count is correct.