Sailor's Delight Socks by Rachel Brockman

Sailor's Delight Socks

October 2018
Light Fingering ?
38 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
400 - 418 yards (366 - 382 m)
Adult Medium
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This pattern is available for free.

“Pink in the night, sailors’ delight; pink in the morning, sailors take warning.” This traditional saying is the inspiration behind these truly delightful socks with its pink and stormy blue shades. The pink (or red, as it is also sometimes referred to) sky refers to weather conditions. If it is pink at night, it usually indicates stable air coming in from the west and good weather to follow. But a pink or red sunrise can mean that a storm system may be moving to the east.

Regardless of the color of the sky where you are, we’re sure this project will be smooth sailing all the way through.

These socks are knit cuff-down in the round with an afterthought heel.

Adult Medium

Foot Circumference: 7½”
Length: Adjustable

Wisdom Yarns Mini Saki (50% superwash merino, 25% bamboo, 25% nylon; 50g/209 yds)
• 503 Apricot Ice (MC) – 1 skein
• 602 Lullaby (CC) – 1 skein
Needles: US Size 1 (2.25 mm) set of dpns or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 2 (2.75 mm) set of dpns
Notions: Tapestry needle, waste yarn, cable needle (cn), stitch markers

38 sts x 48 rnds = 4” in Stockinette stitch (St st) with smaller ndl and in Waves patt with larger ndl
Save time, check your gauge.