sleepy hollow socks
The essence of autumn - falling leaves!
Charted lace leaves grace the leg and instep; gussets are worked in the round at the same time as the heel flap, with no gusset stitches to pick up.
Knit top-down; rib cuff with leaf lace leg/instep, heel and gussets worked in the round (no gusset sts to pick up after heel flap).
Oceanwind Knits Merino, 100% Hand-dyed Superwash Merino, fingering-weight, 407yds per 113g 4oz; or, other fingering weight sock yarn
2.25-2.75mm US1 - 2 set of DPNs or circulars to suit your Preferred style of knitting socks in the round
tapestry needle for weaving in ends, stitch markers (4)
8 sts and 12 rows = 1” 2.25cm in stockinette stitch pre-blocking.
take time to check tension and change needle size, if required
This pattern is also available on Ravelry --> sleepy hollow socks pattern on Ravelry.
errata added Feb 10.2010 for size 10 only