Fly Away Home by Adrienne Fong

Fly Away Home

Knitting
January 2007
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette on smaller needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
340 - 510 yards (311 - 466 m)
one size, adjustable, see notes
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This pattern is available for free.

Summary: Socks worked from the top down, lacy pattern on the leg and instep which resembles ladybugs, hemmed picot cuff.

Size: adult medium (8” / 20.32 cm ankle)

Needle size and type:

  • US 1 / 2.25 mm, double pointed needles
  • US 1.5 / 2.5 mm, double pointed needles

Additional materials:

  • extra set of needles for hemmed picot cuff
  • waste yarn (& crochet hook in appropriate size)
  • tapestry needle

Finished measurements:

  • circumference of leg (relaxed): 8” / 20.32 cm
  • circumference of foot (relaxed): 7.5” / 19.05 cm
  • foot length: 9 3/4” / 24.77 cm

A chart is included for the pattern stitch.

The pattern suggests this color: Lacquer Red #4674