Ice Cream Sunday Socks by Mary the Hobbit

Ice Cream Sunday Socks

June 2009
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
280 - 320 yards (256 - 293 m)
women's medium
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These short summer socks are worked from the top down. The mesh-like pattern is based on a strangely twisted stitch called Veil Stitch from A Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara Walker. The short-row heel uses the PGR method but with added mini-gussets to supply more stitches for the heel.

Update 7-27-09: Uploaded version 2 of this pattern, with an alternate toe shaping: the Pointed Toe