These mirrored socks use an elongated slip stitch that crosses over underlying stitches to break up any potential color pools and create an interesting texture. In an unusual turn of the heel, gusset decreases are worked on the sole for a heel that hugs the foot.
FINISHED SIZE 6 (7.25, 8.5)” (15 18.5, 21.5) foot circumference and 9 (91⁄2, 10)” (23 24, 25.5 cm) from back of heel to tip of toe, foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7.25” (18.5 cm).
YARN Fiesta Baby Boom (90% merino, 10% nylon; 440 yd
402 m/114 g): #12123 raspberry mocha (multicolored
socks) or #1229 silhouette blue (solid socks), 1 skein.
NEEDLES U.S. size 11⁄2 (2.5 mm) (see Notes). Adjust needle
size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
NOTIONS Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holder;
tapestry needle; spare needle same size or smaller.
GAUGE 36 sts and 52 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st.