Tree of Life Socks by Dawn Brocco
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Tree of Life Socks

January 1999
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.75 stitches and 7.5 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
This pattern is available from for $5.00.

These socks are part of a pattern which includes mittens and a headband, as well as the socks.

About the Design:
These accessories are ideal on which to learn the fair isle technique, as the Tree of Life motif is used as an accent, rather than an allover pattern, as in the sweater.

I offer a headband pattern, as I don’t wear hats, but do love earmuffs! Socks and mittens finish the set.

Size: Woman’s Medium

Socks – Finished Measurements:
Foot Length: 10’
Heel to Cuff (unfolded): 10.5”
Foot Circ.: 8.75”

Headband – Finished Measurements:
Circumference: 22.5”
Depth: 4.25”

Mittens – Finished Measurements:
Cuff to Tip: 13”
Hand Circ.: 8.25”

Yarn: Bartlettyarns’ 2-ply wool (210 yd/4 oz skeins): 1 each Natural, Bark, Willow, Wild Grape and Peacock.

Gauge: 18 sts & 27 rnds = 4″ (10cm) in St st, with size 6 (4mm) ndls, or size to give gauge. socks – 4 3/4 sts & 7 1/2 rnds = 1″ in St st, with size 4 (3.5mm) ndls, or size to give gauge.

Substitute Yarn Wt: Heavy worsted/aran weight

Skill Level: Intermediate

Happy Knitting!