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Cataphyll Socks

Knitting
April 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
385 yards (352 m)
7", 8", 9" circumference

A cataphyll is a specialized leaf whose main job is not photosynthesis. The leaves on this sock trail down the leg then split in two; half continue down the heel while the others wind across the foot. (They do not, however, photosynthesize.)

FINISHED SIZE 7 (8, 9)” (18 20.5, 23 cm) foot circumference and 7¾ (8½, 9¼)” (19.5 21.5, 23.5 cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 8” (20.5 cm).

YARN Plucky Knitter Primo Fingering (75% superwash Merino wool, 20% cashmere, 5% nylon; 385 yd 352 m/3½ oz 100 g): dandy lion, 1 skein

NEEDLES U.S. size 1 (2.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to
obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers (m); tapestry needle.

GAUGE 32 sts and 48 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st.