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Madder Ribbed Sock

Knitting Vintage Socks
Knitting
October 2005
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 2 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
350 yards (320 m)
To fit Women's US shoe sizes 8 to 9.

Summary Top-down, rib, four double-pointed needles.

Notes This pattern is often incorrectly referred to as Simple Ribbed Socks. It is easy to mistake the chapter sub-section title for the pattern name, because they are the on the same page (24); the sock picture label on the same page clearly identifies it as the Madder Ribbed Sock.

From Nancy Bush's Pattern Description This ribbed sock has a Dutch or Horseshoe Heel and a Pointed Toe.  This heel is similar to a Square Heel, and the toe is a variation on the Star Toe. . .I have rewritten the instructions for the heel and toe shaping to get the same results as in Weldon’s.