Nessie Socks Cuff Down by Cailan Williams

Nessie Socks Cuff Down

January 2010
Light Fingering ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
350 yards (320 m)
7.75" circumference
This pattern is available for $5.00.
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The glowing Scottish moss colorway and mock ribbed cable evoke thoughts of Loch Ness while the cashmere merino blend envelopes your feet in squishy, comfortable, warmth. Knitted from the cuff down, this sock is a quick knit that will hold your interest.

Heel Gusset:
Note: The middle of the 16 gusset stitches is now BOR.
(This part is in the pattern already. Putting it here to show placement) Set-up: work across heel stitches on needle 1…; Resume working on chart as before…;With the point of needle 1…(16 stitches picked up).
At the end of set-up, N1=24 sts,N2(instep sts)=31 sts, and N3= 24 sts; Total of 79 sts.

Foot Decrease:
Row 1: k20, k3tog, k1, continue with chart A for instep sts, k1, ssk, k21.
Row 2: k across N1, continue with chart A for instep sts, k across N3.
Row 3: k to last 3 sts on N1, k2tog, k1 continue with chart A for instep sts, k1, ssk, k across N3
Repeat Rows 2&3 six more times, ending with a total of 62 sts (N1=15 sts, N2=31 sts, N3=16 sts)
K across N1 and place BOR here.
Foot: (pattern continues as written here)