Perigee Socks by Dana Gervais
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Perigee Socks

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
35 stitches and 72 rows = 4 inches
in Slipped St st on larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
Finished Size 7 (8 ¾ )" foot circumference and 8 ½ (9 ¼ )" long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7".
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Perigee Socks
Dana Gervais

Not experienced in slip-stitch designs yet, but want to practice? Give it a shot with a small project like these socks! These top-down socks are knitted with a slipped stockinette stitch pattern, and you can get a complete pair from one skein of yarn.

Intermediate

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 7 (8 ¾ )“ foot circumference and 8 ½ (9 ¼ )” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7”.

Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Superwash BFL (100% superwash bluefaced Leicester wool; 437 yd 400 m/31/2 oz 100 g): Aztec gold, 1 skein.

Needles Sizes 1 (2.25 mm) and 2 ½ (3 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge

Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 35 sts and 72 rnds = 4” in Slipped St st on larger needles; 39 sts and 72 rnds = 4” in charted patt on larger needles.