Pearls on a String by Brandy Velten
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Pearls on a String

November 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
300 - 357 yards (274 - 326 m)
Small (Large)
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Reminiscent of a string of pearls, these socks are knit from the cuff down and feature a cable pattern that is simple to memorize and can easily be worked using the cabling without a cable needle method. Cable instructions are provided in both charted and written format.


  • US 1 / 2.25 mm 40” circular needles
  • tapestry needle

1 skein Long Dog Yarn Sock (80% Superwash wool, 20% nylon; 347 yds per 100 g).

30 sts x 44 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch

Finished sizes
Small (Large) fits a foot circumference of approximately 8.5” (9.6”).

For all sizes, length is adjustable.

Pattern Difficulty
3 out of 5

Skills Required
knit, purl, cabling, short rows, basic decreasing, knitting in the round