Twisted Diamond Socks by Ann Budd

Twisted Diamond Socks

August 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in twisted rib on smaller needles, relaxed
US 2 - 2.75 mm
3.0 mm
416 yards (380 m)
Fits women’s U.S. shoe sizes 5–7 (8–10), see notes
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These socks flow seamlessly from the Channel Island cast-on, which forms small picots on every other stitch. If the picots are aligned with knit stitches in a k1, p1 rib, this decorative cast-on becomes almost invisible. Twisted knit stitches make the ribbing pop, and cables further twist the stitches into a diamond pattern. The cables near the top of the leg continue clock-fashion along the sides of the leg, where they separate at the heel. Instructions are provide for working with DPNs or The Magic Loop.

Sizes: Fits women’s U.S. shoe sizes 5–7 (8–10). Foot length is adjustable. 7 3/4 (8 3/4)“ foot circumference and 9 1/2 (10 1/4)” long from back of heel to tip of toe.