Dreaming of the Caribbean Socks by Kelli Slack

Dreaming of the Caribbean Socks

December 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
325 - 350 yards (297 - 320 m)
US women's 8.5-9
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This pattern is the March pattern and is available as a kit through the Black Sheep Hoppy Feet Sock Club.

It’s so cold and dreary in March. I knew as I was designing this sock that I needed a bit of a pick-me-up. I needed a sock to help me get through the monotony of rain, rain, and more rain in Oregon.

March is when I start to dream of sunshine, sandy beaches, and turquoise waters. What better way to dream of the caribbean than with a skein of Caribbean Cooler? And as long as we’re dreaming of the Caribbean, we should have a fun stitch pattern to go with it.

This pattern is meant for an adventurous novice to intermediate knitter. Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 2 skeins Blue Ridge Yarns, Tango, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 400 yards, Caribbean Cooler (034)

Needle: US 2 (2.75 mm) & 3 (3.25 mm) Hiya Hiya Steel Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge: 6 stitches per inch (spi) and 9 rows per inch (rpi) OR 24 stitches & 36 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette on US 2

Size: To fit a US women’s 8.5-9 shoe, approx. 8.25” circumference and 9” foot

To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the circumference of the foot as needed.