Longus by Clare Devine

Longus

Knitting
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
163 - 178 yards (149 - 163 m)
0-6m (6-12m, toddler, child) [XS, S, M, L, XL]
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This pattern is part of Clare Devine’s sock knitting series, Sock Anatomy: Dissecting Heels and Toes. It is available as a single pattern or part of the e-book.

Longus

Make a statement with the elongated cable of Longus taking centre stage. Knitted from the top down, these socks are slightly longer than the others. They feature a decorative heel flap and the heel is turned using a Dutch or square heel turn.

Materials

West Yorkshire Spinners Signature (4 ply; 75% wool, 25% nylon; 400m/437 yds per 100g skein)
Shade: Poppy Seed; 1 x 100g ball

Yardage per size varies. Baby and toddler (allow 35 – 40g), child (allow 50 – 60g), adult sizes will depend on the size and foot length, allow up to 100g for XS, S and M in a UK size 6. For larger sizes and over a UK size 7 you may need up to 150g of yarn.

2.5mm / US 1.5 needle for working in the round
Three stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Gauge

34 sts and 44 rows to 10cm / 4” in stocking stitch worked in the round, blocked.

36 sts and 44 rows to 10cm / 4” in cable pattern worked in the round, blocked.

Sizes

0-6m (6-12m, toddler, child) XS, S, M, L, XL
Finished circumference (unstretched): 11.5 (13, 14, 15) 16, 17.5, 20, 22.5, 25 cm / 4.5 (5, 5.5, 6) 6.5, 7, 8, 9, 10
To fit approx: 12.5-14 (14-15, 15-16, 16-17) 18, 19.5, 22, 24,5, 27 cm / 5 - 5.5 (5.5 - 6, 6 - 6.25, 6.25 - 7) 7.25, 7.5, 8.5, 9.5, 10.5

Pattern notes

For larger sizes you may need additional yarn. L and XL above a UK size 7 will require 120 - 130g of yarn.
The 0-6 and 6-12 month sizes have extra stitches in the leg to accommodate chunky baby ankles. These stitches are decreased for the foot.