Rapho by Heather Zoppetti

Rapho

Knitting
October 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
870 yards (796 m)
S (M, L)
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Twisted stitches and delicate cable motifs add grace to your step with these knee socks. A carefully sculpted calf gusset adds room for ample calves with a twist. Worked from the top down, these socks start with an intriguing scalloped cuff and feature a traditional heel flap and wedge toe.

FINISHED SIZE
Leg Circumference: About 7 (81/2, 93/4)”
(18 21.5, 25 cm), relaxed. (Note: Leg will stretch to fit about 9 (103/4, 121/2)” (23 27.5, 3231.5 cm) circumference.)
Calf Circumference: About 8 (91/2, 103/4)” (20.5 24, 27.5 cm), relaxed. (Note: Calf will stretch to fit about 12 (14, 161/4)” (30.5 35.5, 41.5 cm) circumference.)
Socks shown measure 7” (18 cm) leg circumference.

YARN
Fingering weight (#1 Super Fine).
Shown here: Crabapple Yarns Swag (80% merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 435 yd 398 m/100 g): gloster, 2 skeins.

NEEDLES
Size U.S. 1 (2.25 mm): double-pointed (dpn).
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS
Markers (m); stitch holder or waste yarn; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

GAUGE
32 sts and 46 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st.
40 sts and 46 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Leg chart, relaxed.