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Susie's Long Stockings

Knitting
September 2010
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
918 - 1377 yards (839 - 1259 m)
Small, medium, large
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This pattern includes both charts for the lace and the written instructions. There are also tutorial links included in the pattern for the crochet provisional cast on and for the twisted double decrease.

Sizes S(M)L

The medium size is based on average sizes and should fit most people. These socks are very, very stretchy so if you have a doubt about what size to pick, go with medium. The small size is for those with thinner than average legs (US size 4 and smaller) and the large size is for those with larger calves and feet (US size 16 and up). The fitted-to-you elastic cuff at the top of the sock keeps it up without a garter whatever your size.

Yarn
2(3)3 balls of Trekking Pro Natura

This pattern is unsuitable for thicker or denser sock yarn, you really need a strictly fingering weight yarn, sport weight will not do.

Materials

US4/3.5mm 12” circular needle or DPNs (medium and large only)
US3/3.25mm DPNs
US2/2.75mm DPNs
US1/2.25mm DPNs (small and medium only)

Tapestry Needle
1 Package (1 yard) Dritz 3/4” Plush-Back Elastic
Sewing Needle and Thread to match Elastic
Tape Measure

Dimensions
24 1/2” from heel to thigh. This is an easily customized length
Maximum thigh circumference 20”(24”)24”
Maximum calf circumference 18’(20”)22”

For reference the model is wearing a medium, her thigh is 19” and her calf is 15”