Eyelet Socks by Carol Huebscher Rhoades
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Eyelet Socks

August 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
516 yards (472 m)
women's medium, sock foot circumference 7.5 inches
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.
Errata available: spinningdaily.com

Just in time for cool weather, these socks feature eyelet patterning to add a touch of complexity to their simple styling.

Carol’s favorite Whitefish Bay Farm sheep is Opal, so she chose pink and green shades of silk to add an opalescent glow to the wool; the silk also adds strength.

Designer Carol Huebscher Rhoades

Finished Size Women’s medium; sock foot circumference 7 1/2 “.

Fiber 4 oz Corriedale wool from Whitefish Bay Farm, blended with 1 oz Treetops Colour Harmonies dyed tussah silk (3/4 oz peruvian patina and 1/4 oz pink champagne).

Yarn 3-ply, 516 yards, 1,668 ypp, 16 wpi; fingering weight.

Needles U.S. size 1 (2.75 mm): double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge 8 sts and 10 rows = 1” in St st.

Notions Tapestry needle