Howth by Yvonne Mc


March 2015
Dublin Dye Swing Sock
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
164 - 437 yards (150 - 400 m)
Child, small adult, medium adult, large adult
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These socks have a fishbone rib across the the foot, leading smoothly into the gusset at the top of the foot. Once you finish the heel flap a simple ribbed leg is ahead of you, meaning all the work is done in the first half!
Howth peninsula forms the northern border of Dublin Bay. Howth is well known for fishing, sailing, and a good feed of fish and chips.

Child 8.5UK/9US(Womens 3UK/5US,
Womens 6UK/8US,Mens 10UK/11US)
Referred to as 1(2,3,4) in pattern

finished measurements
When selecting size, foot circumference should be your primary consideration. Length is adjustable.
Foot circumference:
Approximately 16.25(18.75,21.25,23.75)cm/ 6(7.5,8.5,9.5)in around mid foot or leg.
Foot length:
Approximately 15(21,24.5,27.5)cm / 6(8.5,9.75,11)

needles and notions
2.5mm 100cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
4 stitch markers
darning needle