Socks (Fair Isle & Striped) by Patons
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Socks (Fair Isle & Striped)

by Patons
Knitting
January 1999
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
630 - 840 yards (576 - 768 m)
Small/Medium, Large/X-Large
Out of print. This pattern was available for free: Patons_KW500925_02_kn_socks.en_US.pdf

Warm and cozy sock pattern with both a striped version and a rustic fair isle version. (Patons Yarns)

Skill Level: Easy

MEASUREMENTS
Finished foot length
Small/Medium 9½ ins [24 cm]
Large/X-Large 10½ ins [26.5 cm]

MATERIALS
Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz) or
Patons Classic Wool (100 g/3.5 oz)

Size S/M L/XL

FAIR ISLE VERSION SOCKS
Main Color (MC) (White) 2 2 balls
Contrast A (Red of Green) 1 1 ball
2 colors, 3 balls total

STRIPED VERSION SOCKS
Main Color (MC) 2 2 balls
Contrast A 1 1 ball
Contrast B 1 1 ball
3 colors, 4 balls total

Set of four double-pointed knitting needles size 4 mm (U.S. 6) for Socks or size needed to obtain tension.

Fair Isle version features cuff worked in stranded colorwork. Contrast color heel and toe. Choice of snowflake or reindeer is embroidered in duplicate stitch onto the top of the foot.

Striped version features cuff worked in stripes. Contrast color heel and toe. Body is worked in solid color.

Colorwork charts and grafting diagram are provided in PDF download (May 2009).