Banyan Tree Socks by Debbie O'Neill
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Banyan Tree Socks

August 2011
Light Fingering ?
34 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
325 - 440 yards (297 - 402 m)
Women’s small (medium, large)
This pattern is available for free.

Banyan trees are large, leafy trees in the fig family that grow aerial prop roots – above-ground roots extending from the leafy tops down, sometimes joining into the main trunk.

Sizes: Women’s small (medium, large), leg circumference approximately 7 (8.25, 9.5)” unstretched. Sample shown in size medium.

· 2 skeins The Loopy Ewe Solid Series (100% superwash merino; 2oz; 220yds) or similar fingering weight
yarn. Sample shown in color Celery.
· 1 set of size US0 (2.0mm) double point knitting needles (or size required for gauge)
· Cable needle
· Tapestry needle
Gauge: 34 sts and 52 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch. For additional sizes, try working at 32 or 36 sts = 4” in
stockinette stitch.

PLEASE NOTE: Round 1 of the twisted ribbing should read * P1, k1tbl; repeat from * to end of round. If you downloaded your pattern prior to 8/21/2011, please check this instruction. You can simply shift the start of the round by one stitch (work the first stitch on needle 1 onto needle 3) if you have the older version.