Pivot Socks by Kate Atherley
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Pivot Socks

Knitting
May 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1Β½ - 2.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
see notes below
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Sizes 6 3/4 (7 1/4, 8, 8 1/2, 9)” foot circumference and 8 (8 1/2, 9, 9 1/2, 10)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable; shown in size 7 1/4”

-Yarn Miss Babs Cosmic (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 400 yd 366 m/115 g): indigo bunting, 1 skein
-Gauge 30 sts and 44 rnds = 4” in St st
-Tools
Size 1 1/2 (2.5 mm) needles
Cable needle (cn)
Markers (m)
Tapestry needle

One sock is knit from the toe up, the other from the cuff downβ€”but which is which? Kate designed these socks to be worked from either direction, depending on the knitter’s preference; read her article in this issue for tips on converting sock patterns to your preferred style.