Summer Sky Socks by Deborah K. Lauro

Summer Sky Socks

by Deborah K. Lauro
January 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
between 8 and 10 sts per inch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
260 - 400 yards (238 - 366 m)
Small, Medium & Large W
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This pattern is available for free.

The pattern itself is a basic toe-up pattern with a cable and lace panel in the middle that is easily memorized. The panel itself was taken from a stitch dictionary I bought in the 1980’s. I converted it to be charted and written and updated the decreases. After almost finishing the test socks I discovered this same panel in a recent knitting magazine, but I’ve not seen it on any other socks. The cuff also flows up from the panel, having a varying number of ribs on the front.
The pattern easily lends itself to knitting the leg up until you run short on yarn.