Thames Path Socks by Lisa Jacobs
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Thames Path Socks

June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
425 - 850 yards (389 - 777 m)
8 (8.5, 9)" foot circumference and 8.5 (9.5, 10.25)" long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable

Walk in style with these carefully engineered socks: a band of ribbing around the instep keeps them from bunching up in your boots. They’re perfect for hiking across southern England, whether you’re traveling back in time, visiting the birthplaces of great writers, or stopping at every pub along the route.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 8 (8.5, 9)“ foot circumference and 8.5 (9.5, 10.25)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 8.5” in circumference.

Yarn Lorna’s Laces Solemate (55% superwash merino wool, 30% Outlast viscose, 15% nylon): #59ns Dobson, 1 (1, 2) skein(s).

Needles Sizes 1 (2.25 mm) and 2 (2.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; cable needle; waste yarn for heel; tapestry needle.

Gauge 32 sts and 42 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles; 43 sts and 46 rows = 4” in charted patt on larger needles.

Notes These socks are worked in the round from the cuff down with an afterthought heel.