Heavy Socks by Briggs & Little

Heavy Socks

Knitting
January 1995
Briggs & Little Homespun
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Adult & Child
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Adult size - link text

Adult Size 10: Length of leg -- 11 inches (28 cm)
Length of foot between toe and heel -- 8 inches (20 cm)
Note: Lengths of legs and feet may be adjusted but increases may require more yarn.

Yarn: 2 - 4 oz.( 113 gm) skeins of Briggs & Little 100% Wool Yarn 2/8, 2 ply or Homespun Style
1 - 4 oz. (113 gm) skein of same for contrast stripe if desired
Note: Suitable yarns for substitution are heavy worsted weight yarns, which would normally knit to a gauge of 4-4.5 sts on size 5 or 5.5 mm needles (American sizes 8 or 9).

Needles: 1 set double pointed 3.25 mm (American size 3)

Tension: To be measured on 3.25 needles in stocking stitch
12 sts and 16 rows = 2 inches (5 cm)
If you do not obtain the correct tension, use larger or smaller needles as indicated.

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Child

SIZES: Child 8 (10) -- length of leg: 7 (8) inches or 18 (20) cm; length of foot: 4.5 (4.75) ins. or 11 (12) cm.

MATERIALS: 4 oz. (113 gm.) Briggs & Little 100% Wool Yarn 2/8, 2 ply or Homespun style, plus small amount for contrast stripe if desired.
1 set double pointed 3.25 mm (American size 4).

TENSION: To be measured on 3.25 mm needles in stocking stitch, 12 sts, 16 rows = 2 inches or 5 cm.
If you do not obtain the correct tension, use larger or smaller needles as indicated.