Flying Buttress Socks by Laura Rintala

Flying Buttress Socks

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August 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
600 yards (549 m)
U.S Women's Size 8-9
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This pattern is available for free.

Pattern Information

Quoted from the Interweave Knits website “Freeform cables weave and arch across a field of reverse stockinette stitch.”

Sizing Information Pattern is offered in 1 size, 7 3/4” foot circumference measurement and 9 1/2” foot length from back of feel to tip of toe.

Yarn: Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Superwash (100% wool; 200 yd 183 m/100 g): #SW18 lichen (MC), 2 skeins; #W27 mysterious fuchsia (CC), 1 skein

Construction The sock is knit toe-up with a short row heel, and uses a sewn bind-off technique.

Needles Sock pattern is written for a 36” circular, using the magic loop technique. The cast-on is written for DPNs.

This project is shown on page 60 of Interweave Knits, Fall 2007. The pattern is NOT in the magazine, however. Readers were instructed to find instructions on the website.