Raspberry Bed Socks by Mel Clark

Raspberry Bed Socks

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July 2008
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch with larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
219 yards (200 m)
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Inspired by the old fashioned glamour of bed socks and jackets in my vintage knitting books, these would be ideal for keeping your feet comfortable on a long plane ride. I used wool but they could also be made in cotton. The elasticity of the I-cord allows you to slip them on and off without worrying about untying. A quick and easy project, and a lovely gift.

To fit foot length 18(20.5,23) cm/7(8,9) inches

Koigu Kersti 100% merino wool; 50g/100m/114yds; 2 hanks K1184
Extra fingering weight yarn or ribbon for ties. Designer used Koigu KPM 1184

Gauge: 24 sts & 32 rows in stocking stitch with larger needles

Set of 5 Size 3.25mm (US3) and 3.5mm (US4) 18cm7” double pointed needles

2 removable markers
3 stitch markers, 1 in contrasting colour