Confetti & Cables Socks by Penelope Privett
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Confetti & Cables Socks

Knitting
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
164 - 437 yards (150 - 400 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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As Stephen West says, #specklesaresohotrightnow! These socks have been designed to showcase speckled yarn that may obscure a more intricate pattern, but still have a bit of interest (both during the knitting and in the finished object).

The contrasting toe, heel and cuff only use a small amount of yarn, which makes this a great project to use some of your favourite mini-skeins or leftovers from other projects.

These socks are worked toe-up with a short row heel and “mini-gusset” to ensure a better fit. The cable is worked on opposite sides of each sock for a mirrored effect. The cable pattern is only a four row repeat, making it easy to remember and continue without the instructions to hand.

If you’re an Instagram fan like me, I’d love to see your progress! Use #confettiandcables

To fit foot circumference
Small: 7” / 17.7 cm
Medium: 8” / 20.0 cm
Large: 9” / 22.8 cm

Yarn Required
Main Colour: Small 100m / 110yd; Medium 200m / 220yd; Large 300m / 330yd
Contrast Colour: Small 60m / 65yd; Medium 80m / 86yd; Large 100m / 110yd
These are just estimates and total main colour used will depend on how long you decide to make the leg.