Cubic Feet Socks by Cindy Garland

Cubic Feet Socks

Knitting
August 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches = 4 inches
in patterns
US 2 - 2.75 mm
250 - 500 yards (229 - 457 m)
XS [S, M, L] XL to fit ball of foot circumference measuring: 7 [8, 9, 10] 11 in., (18 [20, 23, 25] 28cm)
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Easily knit in stripes with simple slipped stitches, the cubes of contrast make these striped socks stand out in the crowd. These striking unisex socks make great use of variegated and color changing yarns.

Worked toe-up and 2 at a time using the magic loop method, they can easily be done one at a time, and they can also be knit with DPNs or 2 circular needles. Judy’s Magic Cast on is used along with a gusseted short row heel. Directions are both written and charted.

Stunning String Studio is offering a Cubic Feet Socks kit in your choice of over 125 stock colors. Order yours here.

Skills: Knitting in the round (Magic Loop, Two-Circs or DPNs), Judy’s Magic Cast-On (or other toe-up cast on), stretchy bind off, working simple chart or written instructions, slipped stitches. Great beginners sock.

Sizes: XS S, M, L XL to fit ball of foot measuring: 7 8, 9, 10 11 in., (18 20, 23, 25 28 cm)
Yarn: MC: Stunning String Studio – Smashing Sock (230 yds/210m, 50g skein, 75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon), color Aqua Ice, 1 1, 1, 2 2 skeins,
CC: Stunning String Studio – Smashing Sock (230 yds/210m, 50g skein, 75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon), color Funky Fucshia, 1 1, 1, 1 1 skein.
Or any fingering weight sock yarn: MC 150 180, 225, 275 300 yds (137 165, 206, 251 274 m), CC 100 125, 175, 200 215 yds (91 114, 160, 183 197 m).
Needles: US 2 (3.00 mm) circular needle(s) or DPNs; or size required to obtain gauge
Other: 3 Stitch markers