Twin Diamond Spiral Socks by Carol Schoenfelder
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Twin Diamond Spiral Socks

Knitting
August 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 - 450 yards (366 - 411 m)
S, M, L widths
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

It’s surprising to me that one stitch pattern can produce 2 different looks – depending on how the pattern is placed next to itself. I couldn’t decide which of two different placements I liked better and so decided to publish both this one and its (fraternal) twin – Diamond Twin Spiral Socks. (The stitch pattern in question is Diamond Spiral from Stanfield and Griffiths’s Encyclopedia of Knitting.)

This sock and its twin also feature a heel that I recently read about on Ravelry and have grown to love – a yo-yo (German Jo-jo) heel.

There are options for working the toe and cuff in a different color than the main portion of the sock.

Note: There are 2 spelling errors in the pattern -- but not enough to reissue the pattern. “flinal” should be “final”. More importantly, testknits.com should be tessknits.com for info on the yo-yo heel.