Boxcars Socks by Carissa Browning

Boxcars Socks

July 2009
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
2.25 mm (B)
300 - 438 yards (274 - 401 m)
Woman's medium, adjustable length
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Description from website:
I adore Norah Gaughan and her use of hexagons. I’d like to think she’d appreciate these socks. They are constructed not from the cuff down, nor from the toe up, but from the center out. After the hexagon is knitted, stitches are cast on at the heel and worked down to the toe. Then stitches are picked back up at the heel and worked up the leg.

Woman’s medium

Foot circumference = 8in/20cm
Foot length = adjustable

Lion Brand Sock-Ease (75% Wool, 25% Nylon; 438yds/401m per 3.5oz/100g skein); color: #205 Cotton Candy; one skein
Set of US #1/2.25mm double pointed needles, or long circular needle
Set of US #0/2.00mm double pointed needles, or long circular needle
Small crochet hook
Waste yarn
Tapestry needle

32 sts/44 rows = 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch with larger needles

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