Gansey Socks by Beth Brown-Reinsel
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Gansey Socks

January 1993
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stitch pattern
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
245 - 500 yards (224 - 457 m)
Woman's Medium

Description from Knitting Traditions:

Women’s medium, in two lengths; anklet or mid-calf. This solid color sock begins with the classic Channel Island Cast-On. Starfish, diagonal lines, and vertical motifs meet at the baby cable on the back seam. The heel flap is constructed with the slip stitch pattern for longer wear.

The gauge is 7 stitches/inch. Guernsey or firm sport weight yarn recommended. This pattern is recommended for intermediate knitters.

Featured Techniques:

The Channel Island Cast-On, German Heel Turning Theory, Kitchener Stitch.

Guernsey yarn or other smooth sport weight

Size: Woman’s Medium