Evening Stockings for a Young Lady by Nancy Bush

Evening Stockings for a Young Lady

January 2006
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
US 1 - 2.25 mm
550 - 600 yards (503 - 549 m)
To fit U.S. shoe sizes 6 1/2 to 7 1/2
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(from Nancy Bush’s pattern description)

This stocking was originally designed to come above the knee, but I have reworked it as a long sock…I’ve used the same number of rows in the ribbing and kept the pattern as close to the original as possible, placing fewer stitches in the leg and therefore fewer decreases down the leg to the ankle.  From there, I have followed the pattern as it was written, working a Dutch Heel and Round Toe variation…