Cresson Sock by Theresa Shingler
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Cresson Sock

Knitting
June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
273 - 328 yards (250 - 300 m)
Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
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This is the first pattern in my Summer of Socks 2017 ebook

Also available as a kit in my etsy shop

The Cresson sock is an ankle-length sock with a leaf texture pattern beginning at the cuff, travelling down to the heel, covering the top of the foot and ending at the toe. It is worked top down in standard 4ply fingering weight yarn. It begins with a short twisted stitch rib, has a flap and gusset heel with slip stitch twisted stitches on the heel flap and ends with a star toe.

The inspiration for these socks is obvious as it is literal, lots of little leaves, covering the socks, adding texture and interest, both to the wearer and the knitter

Yarn
250-300m 270-330 yards of fingering/sock weight yarn.
Sample used
TheresaShinglerKnits, Those who wander base in the ‘A Morning of Pale Spring colourway’. 100% high twist 100% British Blue Faced Leicester, 385m per 110g

Tension
34 sts and 44 rows to 10cm 4 inches in stocking stitch.

Sizing
S (M, L, XL) finished sock sized 17.5 (19, 20, 22.5)cm 6.9 (7.5, 7.9, 8.9) inches Allow your preferred (or approximately 10%) negative ease. The sock is sized in 60, 64, 68 and 72 stitch cast on, use your usual cast on for a good fit
As can been seen in the photographs, this is written as an ankle length sock, perfect of cooler summer days, but the length of the leg is adjustable and may be knitted to what ever length is wished.