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Upside-Down Heel Sock Pattern

Knitting
April 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
300 - 440 yards (274 - 402 m)
Women's Medium - 8" foot circumference (Women's Large - 8½", Men's Medium - 9¼", Men's Large - 10")
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The Upside Down Heel Sock is a fun, basic sock pattern that allows you to put reinforcing thread in the bottom of the heel instead of the back of the heel! This provides better wear on the contact point of the heel, as well as a little more cushion so they’ll last longer and be more comfortable than other socks. Bonus: you can add some reinforcing thread to the toes for additional strength and comfort also!

Size: Women’s Medium - 8” foot circumference (Women’s Large - 8½”, Men’s Medium - 9¼”, Men’s Large - 10”)

Gauge: 28st/4”

Needles: (2) US 2 circular needles or size to obtain gauge

Materials: Shown in Claudia Handpainted Fingering Yarn (100% Merino Wool: 175yds/50g)

Yardage: Approximately 320 (340, 400, 440) yards of fingering weight yarn. 2 (2, 3, 3 skeins)

Notions: Reinforcing Thread: Regia (75% New Wool / 25% Polyamide: 43 yds/5grams) 1 (1, 2, 2) skeins for both heels and toes! 2 stitch markers

Skill Level: Intermediate

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