Sister socks by Bitsy Cohen
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Sister socks

Knitting
June 2006
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
462 yards (422 m)
25cm / 10" heel to toe

From the description: This is my family’s favourite sock because it is so easily customised to fit any foot. And it’s a Sister sock because my sister and I use it to make matching socks. We live continents away from each other, but that doesn’t stop us. A basic design with a simple afterthought or peasant heel it is also a sock knitter’s blank canvas, making cable, lace or textured pattern socks easy to create. The Sister Sock will maximise the look of your favourite self-patterning yarn - look, Mum, no colour-pooling - and lets you use any leftover bits to replace a worn-out heel.When the time comes, just unpick the old and knit it anew. Clever and thrifty, this one.