IronBird by Kristen Jancuk

IronBird

Knitting
February 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in st st in the rnd
US 1 - 2.25 mm
100 - 275 yards (91 - 251 m)
4 ½ (5, 5 ½, 6, 6 ½)”/11 ½ (12 ½, 14, 15, 16 ½) cm foot circumference; to fit U.S. child shoe size 6 (7, 9, 10 ½, 13)
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD
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This pattern is the kids’ version of Eutaw Street, and is part of the Charm City Kids collection! Purchase the complete 6-pattern collection for $11.99, or get both Charm City Kids and Charm City Knits for $19.99--no coupon code needed!

Knee high, as baseball socks should be, these socks feature offset ribbing at the cuff and garter stitch stirrups that run the length of the leg and travel down the foot. Worked from the cuff down, this is a great pattern for team colors, self-striping yarn, or using up leftovers.

Finished measurements: 4 ½ (5, 5 ½, 6, 6 ½)”/11 ½ (12 ½, 14, 15, 16 ½) cm foot circumference, 7 (7 ½, 8, 8 ½, 9 ½)”/18 (19, 20 ½, 21 ½, 24) cm leg length and 5 (5 ½, 6, 6 ¾, 7 ¼)”/12 ½ (14, 15, 17, 18 ½) cm foot length; to fit U.S. child shoe size 6 (7, 9, 10 ½, 13)
It is recommended that socks be worn with ¾ - 1” negative ease

Gauge: 32 sts and 40 rnds = 4”/10 cm in st st in the rnd, blocked

Yarn: Tanis Fiber Arts PureWash Fingering, 100% organic merino (450 yd/113g): 1 skein each in Cosmic Night and Chris Grey
Or approx. 100 (140, 180, 225, 275) yd fingering weight yarn.

Needles: Set US 1/2.25 mm DPNs, 2 24”/60 cm circular needles, or 1 40”/100 cm+ circular needle for magic loop, or size to obtain gauge

Notions: Stitch markers, yarn needle