Spiral Socks No. 214
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