Simply Elegant Cable Socks by Judy Alexander

Simply Elegant Cable Socks

February 2012
Light Fingering ?
34 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 - 430 yards (366 - 393 m)
6¼ (7, 7¾)" (16 [18, 19.5] cm) foot circumference, unstretched, and 8½ (9½, 10)" (21.5 [24, 25.5] cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable.
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This pattern is available from for $7.99.

This simple sock pattern is one of five patterns available exclusively in the Simply Sockupied eMag for immediate download to PC or MAC computers. Simply Sockupied is also available for the iPad. This interactive eMag is geared towards learning to knit socks one step at a time so even the novice knitter can be successful!

These socks can be an elegant next step in sock knitting—they look complex but require just a few new maneuvers. The four-stitch cable is easy enough for a first foray into cables … or for mastering the technique of crossing cables without a cable needle.

Includes instructions on working cables without a cable needle.