Taking Turns Lace Socks by Evelyn A. Clark

Taking Turns Lace Socks

April 2009
Light Fingering ?
36 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
Fits legs 6 to 10" (15.5 to 25.5cm) around
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Socks are my social knitting, and these were designed so I could knit lace while taking a turn at the conversation. The result is a narrow lace that also takes turns between bands of purl stitches. This lace is easy to read on the needles and creates ribbed socks that fit a variety of legs and are great for gifts.

The pattern is worked across 5 stitches and repeats over 16 rounds. It is easily memorized and fun to work. Since the patterning repeats regularly, it shows off the beauty of solid, semi-solid, and multi-colored fingering weight yarns.