Matchstick Socks by knottygnome crafts

Matchstick Socks

March 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
310 - 462 yards (283 - 422 m)
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Matchstick socks are worked toe-up with a round toe and a short-row heel. They feature a stretchy slip-stitch and rib pattern that has an easy rhythm and works well with handpainted or semi-solid yarns. Elegant and simple to work, they’re perfect for a man or a woman. The pattern comes in three sizes and should fit older children to adults.

Green Socks shown in Size M are modeled on a Women’s size 6 foot.
Blue Socks shown in Size M are modeled on a Men’s size 8 foot.
Foot Circumference (unstretched): 6(7,8)in / 15(18,20)cm
Cuff length as shown: 8in / 20.3cm