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Escalator Socks

knottygnome crafts
Knitting
March 2010
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
150 - 410 yards (137 - 375 m)
Adult S, M, L
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Stave off second sock syndrome with the Escalator Socks. The first sock is worked cuff-down in an easy knit and purl stitch pattern with a garter ridge eye-of-partridge heel flap and pointed toe that requires no grafting. The second sock has the same features but is worked toe-up instead. The pattern comes in 3 adult sizes and instructions are provided for the stockinette anklet variation. Escalator is an easy pattern to knit but has enough novelty to keep your attention through both socks.

Medium Crew socks shown on a Men’s size 8 foot. Small Anklet socks shown on a Women’s size 6 foot.

Foot Circumference (unstretched): 7(7.5,8)in / 17.8(19,20.3)cm
Cuff length as shown: Crew: 8in / 20.3cm, Anklet: 2.5in / 6.4cm