Clochán by Andrea Rangel
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March 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch using larger needle
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
Foot Circumference: 7.5 (8.5) in/19 (21.5) cm
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If your feet feel a sudden desire to dance a jig, it may be free-spirited Clochán. The geometric pattern is an original lace design, evoking basalt cliffs and crashing waves. The socks are worked toe-up with a short row heel and stretchy twisted rib cuff.

The lace pattern is charted only.

Find tutorials for Judy’s Magic Cast On and Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off at

Finished Measurements:
Foot Circumference: 7.5 (8.5) in/19 (21.5) cm
Foot Length Toe-to-Heel: 8.5 (8.75) in/21.5 (22) cm; length is easily adjustable Shown in size 7.5 in/19 cm

350 (400) yd/320 (366) m fingering weight yarn

Shown in Hazel Knits Entice MCN (70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 400 yd/366 m per 115g skein) Color: Lochness; 1 skein

Blocked Gauge
Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking.
36 sts/50 rounds = 4 in/10 cm in Stockinette stitch using larger needle

Needles & Notions
Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.

US #1/2.5 mm needle
US #2/2.75 mm needle

stitch markers
tapestry needle

Judy’s Magic Cast On, increasing, working lace from charted instructions, short row shaping for heel, stretchy bind off

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