Brasstown by Jennifer Kelley

Brasstown

Knitting
October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
240 - 450 yards (219 - 411 m)
one size
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Brasstown slipper socks are worked from the top down, with a traditional heel flap. A folded hem is worked at the top of the sock and a tie is inserted after finishing to help keep the socks from slouching too much. Suede or leather bottoms are optional, but are a fun addition! These slipper socks are designed to have a bit of positive ease, so that you can wear a pair of socks underneath them for maximum coziness! Choose from a worsted weight or bulky weight version, depending on how cold your tootsies get.

Materials
Suggested Yarn (bulky version): 2 skeins of Morningstar Fiber Mill Apple Creek Chunky (120 yards/109 meters per skein) Or 240 yards of bulky weight yarn
Suggested Yarn (worsted version): 1 skein YOTH Daughter, natural vanilla, 1 mini-skein YOTH Daughter, natural chocolate, or 330 yards of MC in worsted weight and 150 yards of CC in worsted weight
Suggested needles: US 10.5 for bulky version or US 7 for worsted version DPNs or 40” circular needle for magic loop
Bulky Gauge: 12 stitches x 20 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
Worsted gauge: 16 stitches x 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
Finished dimensions: 10 inch circumference
Leather or suede cord for ties
Fiber Trends suede slipper bottoms (optional)

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