Heal Thy Soles by Rachel Russ
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Heal Thy Soles

Knitting
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches
in reverse St st
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
265 - 435 yards (242 - 398 m)
Women’s S/M (M/L)
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Chemo treatments left me with painful feet. I designed this sock to ease tender soles, and to knit some therapy for my soul. Sample shown is size Small/Medium. One sock was knit on dpns and one on circular needles. Directions are given for both.

A NOTE ON FIT
The sock fit is slouchy on the leg portion.

SIZE
Women’s S/M (M/L)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
(unstretched – comfortably stretched)
Leg Circumference: 9-10.5(10-13)in/23-27(25-33)cm
Foot Circumference: 9-9.5(10-12)in/23-24(25-30)cm

MATERIALS
Yarn
Happy Fuzzy Yarn Corrie Sock (75% superwash Corriedale wool/25% nylon; 435 yd per 4oz skein); approx. 265 yds (300 m). Color Shown: Alive

Needle Size
2 circular needles or 1 set double-pointed needles in US #2 / 2.5mm, or size needed to obtain gauge
2 circular needles or 1 set double-pointed needles in US #0 / 2.0mm, or 2 sizes smaller than size needed to obtain gauge

Notions
stitch markers
tapestry needle

GAUGE
36 sts/56 rows = 4”/10cm in reverse St st after blocking

REQUIRED SKILLS
basic knitting skills (casting on, knit and purl stitch, basic increases and decreases, binding off)
knowledge of basic sock construction
knitting in the round
knitting on double-pointed needles OR knitting in the round on two circulars
lace knitting