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Country Socks

Knitting
December 1994
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches in Ribbed pattern worked in the round, unstretched and before blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
736 yards (673 m)
Women's Medium

Summary:Top down, 5 double-pointed needles, reinforced round heel, star toe.

Additional Yarn Information: 1 skein each #730 Natural and #880 Charcoal.

From Pattern Introduction: It seems earthy, practical socks are always designed with men in mind - as if women never herded sheep or worked in the fields or went on a hike! These socks, adapted from a pair from the Shetland Island of Foula, are women’s socks. They will make good boot or Birkenstock socks. Their design … reflects the use of natural colored wool in the welt ribbing, the heel, and the toe. The heel is reinforced with slipped stitches and is shaped with a Round Heel. A Star Toe completes the foot.

Publication Date: December 1994