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The Way To A Man's Heart Socks

Knitting
February 2014
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch in stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
Women's Medium (Large)
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This pattern was originally published as For Yarn’s Sake’s contribution to the 2014 Rose City Yarn Crawl, February 27 - March 2, 2014 in Portland, Oregon.

Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl. All patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2014 eBooks: Neighborhood Knits & Crochets Too, Neighborhood Knits, Neighborhood Crochets.

“In 1912, the ladies of the Beaverton Grange cooked up a plan to help pass the Oregon vote for Woman’s Suffrage. All the men were summoned to the Grange Hall to vote on the issue, some traveling a long way by horse and buggy. The ladies had a sumptuous potluck dinner waiting, and while the men enjoyed the meal, the women pleasantly suggested that the men vote in favor of the female gender. One German man shouted “I vote for the Vimen!” and the others followed suit.” City of Beaverton Official Website

The Way To A Man’s Heart is a deliciously red, uber-soft pair of socks, sure to win over whomever’s heart you knit them for. An enchanting heart motif framed between two delicate cables adorns the sock’s back leg, while broken ribbing envelopes the front. The surefire key to anyone’s heart.

Yarn - 400 yards fingering weight yarn (solid or semi-solid color); shown in “Mr. Lincoln,” a special version of Knitted Wit’s Red, renamed just for FYS and the 2014 RCYC.

Needles - US 1.5 (2.5mm) 40” circular needle, or needles for preferred method of working small circumferences in the round

Notions - Cable Needle

Skill level - Intermediate knitting skills, with experience knitting socks and reading charts recommended.