Spiral Socks No. 214 by Bernhard Ulmann Co.
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Spiral Socks No. 214

December 1940
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
Out of print. This pattern was available for free.

A sock pattern from WWII, consisting of a long tube of spiral ribbing with toe shaping but no heel.

Historic Instructions state:
MATERIALS-- Bear Brand or Bucilla Cassimere Sport Yarn, 3 balls, or Bear Brand or Bucilla Ladyfair Sweater and Stocking Yarn, 3 skeins.

1 set (5) Bucilla Steel Knitting Needles, Sock Size No. 11, Article 3494.

On needle size, please see the WW II Pattern FAQ, or simply use the modern-sized needles to achieve the proper gauge.

GAUGE: 11 rows=1 inch