Strie Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel

Strie Socks, Top Down

August 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Single Garter Rib
US 1 - 2.25 mm
350 - 525 yards (320 - 480 m)
Women’s XS (Women’s S, Women’s M/Men’s S, Women’s L/Men’s M, Men’s L, Adjustable Size)
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Strie means “stripe,” “groove,” or “gore” in French, so it seems like the perfect name for these very simple, garter-stitch-ribbed socks with French heels and wedge toes. This version is worked from the top down.

  • Simple stitch pattern shows off your knitting mojo without driving you nuts.

  • Top-down construction makes the work until you reach the heel flap fairly straightforward - great for vacation or distracted knitting.