Boot Socks by Knit Picks Design Team
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Boot Socks

July 2007
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
330 - 440 yards (302 - 402 m)
Women's 5-11, Women's 12+, Men's 6-10, Men's 11+
This pattern is available for free.
Errata available:

Boot Socks - 50529
Pattern was updated January 11, 2007
(Latest Knit Picks pdf was modified October 21, 2008)

This pattern is a top-down sock knit on two circular needles.

From the Knit Picks Website:
Knit both socks at once from the top down on two circular needles. Use either stockinette (shown) or ribbing for the leg. Ribbing provides a snugger but stretchy fit, a good solution if the calf circumference of the recipient is unknown. Slip stitch heel provides added comfort. Optional contrasting color for cuff, heel and toe. This very basic pattern can be easily adapted for different textures or stitch patterns.

Length: 8 inches

Knit Picks Swish Worsted
(100% superwash Merino wool, 110 yards/50 grams):
(MC) 2 (3, 2, 3) balls
(CC) 1 ball

Available in different colorwways:
50529220 23881 Coast Grey (MC); 23880 Truffle (CC)
50529221 24092 Merlot (MC); 23877 Bordeaux (CC)

Size 5: two 24” circular
Size 5: dpns OR two stitch holders
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Design features contrast color cuff, heel and toe. Formula for cast on of different sizes is provided. Finish with Kitchener stitch to close toe.