Genome Socks by Meema Spadola

Genome Socks

August 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
312 yards (285 m)
Women's U.S. size 7-9
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This pattern is available for free.

Pattern is part of the 8 Free Sock Knitting Patterns ebook collection

Pattern Information

Quoted from the Interweave Knits website “In honor of her first child, Meema Spadola created a cable pattern that reminds her of the double helix of Human DNA.”

Sizing Information Pattern is offered in 1 size, 7 1/2” foot circumference measurement and 10” foot length from back of feel to tip of toe.

Yarn: Art yarns Supermerino (100% merino; 104 Ayd95 m/50 g): #2239 lilac, 3 skeins.

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 DPNs.

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