Robin's Egg by Dana Gervais

Robin's Egg

November 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch in the round after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
see notes below
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This sock was inspired by the colour of this beautiful yarn. This design uses cables to mimic robin’s eggson the front of the leg and top of the foot of the socks. The back of the leg and heel flap are worked in a ribbed pattern.

Pattern instructions are given for:  narrow width (8 inch/ 20 centimetre)  medium width (9 inch/ 23 centimetre)  wide width (10 inch/ 25 centimetre)  extra wide width (11 inches/ 28 centimetre). Foot length is customizable.

Robin’s Egg features a half handkerchief heel and a wedge toe that is grafted closed with Kitchener stitch.

Instructions are given to knit socks in narrow, medium, wide and extra wide widths. Foot length is customizable.

• Stitch markers (2)
• Cable needle
• Tapestry needle

8 sts / 12 rows = 1 inch / 2.5 centimetres in Stockinette Stitch in the Round measured after blocking

• Knit
• Decreases
• Cables
• Purl
• Increases
• Kitchener Stitch
• Working in the Round

A big thank you to tabitha for tech editing this pattern and to all the amazing test knitters who tested the design.