Locomotion by Veronica Parsons

Locomotion

Knitting
October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
64, 72 stitches = 7.5 (8.5”)/19 (21.5)cm leg circumference
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“There’s never been a dance that’s so easy to do
It even makes you happy when you’re feeling blue
So come on, come on, do the loco-motion with me”

- The Loco-Motion, Little Eva, 1962

Simple slipped stitches help mix up variegated colorways of sock yarn - and make the knitting speed by smoothly!

This sock pattern is worked top-down with a heel flap. Charts and written instructions are provided.

Yarn
Miss Babs Hot Shot (80% Superwash Merino wool, 20% Nylon; 400 yd/4 oz (365m/115g) skeins)

1 skein, shown in Garden Party.

Or approximately 350-400 yards fingering weight yarn.

Needles
US 1 (2.25 mm) double pointed
or size to obtain gauge

Notions
Tapestry needle

Gauge and Finished Size
8.5 stitches and 12 rows over 1”/2.5cm in stockinette stitch

7.5 (8.5”)/19 (21.5)cm leg circumference