Gauley Socks by Mindy Wilkes
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Gauley Socks

Knitting
October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1155 yards (1056 m)
71/2 (81/2)" foot circumference and 9 (91/2)" long from back of heel to tip of toe: foot and leg length are adjustable, however, adjustments may change yarn requirements. Socks shown measure 71/2".
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Inspired by the zig zagging rapids of the Gauley River in West Virginia, the socks have a zig zag stranded colorwork pattern on the leg and at the toe. Contrast heels and toes add a bright pop of color making the Gauley Socks a fun and sporty pair of socks.

Level 3—Intermediate

Finished Size 71/2 (81/2)” foot circumference and 9 (91/2)” long from back of heel to tip of toe: foot and leg length are adjustable, however, adjustments may change yarn requirements. Socks shown measure 71/2”.

Yarn Anzula Squishy (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 385 yd 352 m/4 oz 114 g): gravity (MC), storm (CC1), avocado (CC2), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 1 (2.25 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 30 sts and 44 rows = 4” in St st.

Sock is worked from the top down.