Riptide by Carissa Browning

Riptide

Knitting
June 2008
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
370 yards (338 m)
Woman's medium
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These socks are knitted from the toe up and feature short-row heels and a twisted-stitch pattern that swells and recedes like the tides. Plus, the twisted stitches give the socks extra stretchiness!

Materials:
Louet Gems Fingering Weight 100% wool; 185yds/169m per 1.76oz/50g skein; two skeins in color of your choice
Sample was knit with two skeins of Caribbean Blue
Set of US #2/2.75mm double-pointed needles
Set of US #1/2.25mm double-pointed needles
Tapestry needle

Finished Measurements:
Foot circumference = 8in/20cm, relaxed
Foot length = approximately 10in/25cm, but can be adjusted by working more or less of
chart before beginning heel

Gauge:
30 sts/40 rows = 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch with larger needles

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