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Cheviot Socks

Crafty Living at journalgazette.net
Knitting
December 2012
Regia’s Solid 6-ply
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
6.7 stitches = 1 inch in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
customizable, but given in size 6 women's shoe.
This pattern is available for free.

I knit these socks out of my own handspun. You may remember that I complained, at the time, that I didn’t want to stop knitting them - and rubbed all of the skin off of part of my finger in the process.

I was afraid the socks would be unwearably tough, since they were a little hard on my hands, but, after washing, they are lovely and very, very warm.

I haven’t made socks with sport-weight yarn before, and it was quite a heady experience. If my finger hadn’t given out, I could have finished them that weekend! On Ravelry, a quick search turned up 397 yarns that are sport-weight and include both wool and nylon.

Without trying any, I would recommend Noro’s Silk Garden Sock for those who love color, ONline’s Supersocke 6-ply because that yarn brand is yummy, and Regia’s Solid 6-ply for those who want just one color.