Bergson Socks by Pam Allen

Bergson Socks

Knitting
December 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
US 15 - 10.0 mm
250 - 375 yards (229 - 343 m)
9¾ (11¼)" [25 (28.5) cm] cuff circumference, 8½ (9¾)" [21.5 (25) cm] foot circumference
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Smaller pair shown on women’s size US 8, and larger on men’s size US 9

yarn
puffin
2 (3) skeins MC; smaller pair shown in iceland 153 and larger in sabine 150
1 skein in CC; smaller pair shown in delft 108 and larger in twig 119 (CC)
Note: Approx 20-25 yds of CC is used for the pair—if you have some Puffin bits in your stash, use them!

needles
two 24” circulars in size US 13 / 9 mm
two 24” circulars in size US 15 / 10 mm

notes
Socks are worked from cuff to toe; the heel is shaped using Japanese short rows. Instructions are for working in the round on two circular needles--suggestions for working on dpns included.

skills required
Working in the round, long-tail cast on, stranded colorwork, Japanese short rows, increasing, decreasing.