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PE Kelley Kilt Hose

E. A. Kelley
Knitting
November 2009
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
874 - 1311 yards (799 - 1199 m)
adjustable
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Designed to be adjustable, with a simple pattern, these kilt hose should be a long lasting heirloom. They are worked from the toe up in order to give you flexibility in the sizing.

SIZE
Measure to fit. (Shown in a women’s US size 8 shoe, large calf)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Here is a list of measurements to take as well as a few equations to do before you
start knitting which will give you the size and
measurement of the hose.

Measurements:
A: ball of foot at it widest point
B: length of foot, from big toe to end of heel
C: around the widest part of the calf muscle

Equations:
(Measurement A) -.5 x 8=Sum A
# of stitches on heel needle -14= Sum B
(Measurement C) x 8 - 8= Sum C
It is important to periodically try on the sock as you go in order to see if it is fits.

MATERIALS
Cascade Heritage Sock Yarn 75% Merino Superwash & 25% Nylon; 437 yd/400
m per 100 g/3.5 oz skein
; color: 5602; 2-3 skeins (I used 2 skeins for my hose)
1 set US #1/2.25 mm double-point needles
row counter
close pin stitch marker
cable needle
tapestry needle

GAUGE
32 sts/48 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch

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