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Raspberry Bed Socks

Knitting
July 2008
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in garter sttich on larger needles, 24 sts & 32 rows in stocking stitch on larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
This pattern is available for free.

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

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

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

Notions
2 removable markers
3 stitch markers, 1 in contrasting colour