Traveling Socks by L Abinante

Traveling Socks

December 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette (fingering weight)
US 1 - 2.25 mm
200 - 400 yards (183 - 366 m)
Small (US women's 7-7.5), Medium (8-8.5), Large (9-10). Fingering and sport weight.
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This cuff down pattern transitions from eyelets to the main Traveling Woman lace chart across the leg. The final edge chart spans the toe, with some sizes working the edge chart during the toe decreases. Separate sets of instructions, charts, and written lace are included for each size and yarn weight. The sock utilizes a heel flap and wedge toe, but provides instructions for a star toe as well.

Traveling Socks are worked cuff down, with instructions for small, medium, and large socks in both fingering and sport weight. The socks are pictured in size medium, fingering weight.

Pattern customizations include:

  • Instructions for a star toe
  • Modification for toe up socks
  • Suggestions for rearranging charts

Special skills required include grafting, knitting in the round, and general understanding of sock construction.

Gauge, fingering weight: 30 sts and 34 rows per 4”/10cm.

Gauge, sport weight: 26 sts and 32 rows per 4”/10cm.

About the Traveling Woman Collection

Traveling Socks are a part of the Traveling Woman Collection, which contains 4 patterns and one chapter on general customizations.

The four patterns include: Traveling Woman, Traveling Scarf, Traveling Socks, and Traveling Cowl.

Each pattern is available for $6 individually if you do not wish to purchase the collection. Discounts or credits cannot be given towards the eBook purchase price after purchasing individual patterns. Individual patterns do not include the chapter on general customizations.