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Whitney Pier Socks (Sock Weight)

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Knitting
November 2010
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette on smaller needles after blocking
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
260 - 340 yards (238 - 311 m)
Women's S, M & L: to fit foot circumference 8 ½ (9, 9 ½)” / 21.5 (23, 24) cm
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This Ravelry download includes 2 patterns: both Whitney Pier Socks (Sock Weight) and Whitney Pier Socks (Sport Weight).
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A delicately patterned sock in three women’s sizes ~ the stitch pattern is worked on the front and back of the leg and top of the foot; notice how the ribbing flows into the main pattern; heel is worked in Eye of Partridge in the sock/fingering yarn version and slipped-stitch in the sport-weight version; sole is knit in Stockinette; wedge toe.

The pattern directions are written for double-pointed needles with instructions provided for modifications for 2 circulars and Magic Loop.

Size
Women’s S, M and L:
~ to fit foot circumference 8 ½ (9, 9 ½)” / 21.5 (23, 24) cm; ~ finished sock circumference 7 ½ (8, 8 ½)” / 19 (20.5, 21.5) cm

Yarn
260 (300, 340) yds / 238 (274, 310) m fingering / sock weight; sample: 2 skeins Knit Picks Gloss Fingering (220 yds / 201 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50 g skein; 70% merino, 30% silk) in Winter Night; for most durable results, use a yarn with some nylon content

Needles
Adjust needles to obtain correct gauge.
3 mm / US 2.5 (for cast on only)
2.5mm / US 1.5 set of 4 dpn or 2 circulars or 1 circular 32” / 80 cm or longer for Magic Loop

Gauge
28 sts / 38 rows = 4” /10 cm in Stockinette on smaller needles after blocking

Notions
Stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder, tapesty needle

Method
Cuff down, knit in the round; wedge toe is grafted; stitch patterns are both charted and written out

Techniques
1/1 cables, double yarn-over, knit 2 together, knit through back of loop, pick up stitches, slip stitches, slip-slip-knit; portions of the design have patterning every row; Kitchener stitch (grafting)

Tutorials Included

  • picture tutorial for the Estonian Cast On
  • written instructions for grafting toe stitches

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Acknowledgments / Sources of Inspiration: This is another design based on one of Annie Maloney’s (mzannieknits here on Ravelry) wonderful stitch pattern books.

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March 29, 2014: This pattern has been migrated to our Impeccable Knits label.

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The sock-weight only version of this pattern is also available through Knit Picks IDP for $2.99 USD.
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