Pushing Up Tulips Socks by Kelli Slack
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Pushing Up Tulips Socks

Knitting
February 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 - 425 yards (366 - 389 m)
US women's 8.5-9
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These socks are the May pattern and are available exclusively through the Black Sheep Hoppy Feet Sock Club until August 2015.

Tulips are such a reminder of spring for me. When I found this delightful tulip shaped cable, I just had to incorporate it into a sock. These cables wend their way from toe to cuff, each one blooming merrily as you work your way up the sock.

I hope you enjoy knitting these socks as much as I did!

This pattern is meant for an adventurous novice to intermediate knitter. Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 1 skein Black Trillium Lilt 85% Superwash Merino Wool, 15% Mulberry Silk, 405 yards, Lemon Chiffon
Needle: US 1 (2.25 mm) Hiya Hiya Steel Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge: 8 stitches per inch (spi) and 9 rows per inch (rpi) OR 32 stitches & 36 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette on US 2

Size: To fit a US women’s 8.5-9 shoe, approx. 8.25” circumference and 9” foot

To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the circumference of the foot as needed.

Tutorials located on Kelli Slack’s You Tube Channel.