Hen House Socks by Pam Sluter

Hen House Socks

Knitting
November 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
S (M, L), to fit finished foot circumference 7 (8, 9)” or 17.8 (20.3, 22.9) cm
This pattern is available for free.

The Henhouse socks are inspired by my love of, well, chickens. We have a small backyard flock and they bring us much entertainment (and eggs!).
These socks are worked from the cuff down and feature a colorwork band of chickens on the leg.
Contrast heel and toe add a fun touch.

Materials:
Yarn:
Miss Babs Hot Shot (80% superwash Merino wool, 20% nylon; 400 yards 365 meters/ 115 grams): Oregon Mist (MC), 1 ball;

Miss Babs Hot Shot Toes (80% superwash Merino wool, 20% nylon; 133 yards 121 meters/ 38 grams) Obsidian (CC), 1 ball
or equivalent fingering weight yarn

Needles: Size US 1 (2.25 mm) & US 2 (2.75 mm) dpns

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