Fortitude Socks by Jo-Anne Klim

Fortitude Socks

Knitting
June 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
262 - 429 yards (240 - 392 m)
Adult Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large)
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Inspired by, and named for the stubborn iron will and stoic determination to endure - regardless of the final outcome.

These socks symbolise the fortitude needed to face a long illness through their combination of cable-look twists and straightforward stitches which portray the balance between patience and perseverance.

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The socks are worked in the round from the cuff-down.

Sizes:
Adult Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large)
To fit foot circumference: 17.5 (20, 23, 25.5) cm / 7 (8, 9, 10) in

Finished measurements:
Sock circumference: 14.5 (17, 19, 21) cm / 5.5 (6.75, 7.5, 8.25) in
Leg length: 16 (16, 16, 16) cm / 6.25 (6.25, 6.25, 6.25) in
Foot length: 23 (24, 25.5, 26.5) cm / 9 (9.5, 10, 10.5) in or length desired

Materials:
240 (300, 340, 392) m / 263 (328, 372, 429) yds of 4ply (fingering) yarn
1 set 2.25mm / US 1 dpns
3 stitch markers
tapestry needle

Skill level: Intermediate

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