Whitney Pier Socks (Sport Weight) by Luise O'Neill
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Whitney Pier Socks (Sport Weight)

November 2010
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette on smaller needles after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
290 - 380 yards (265 - 347 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 (Sport Weight) and Whitney Pier Socks (Sock Weight).

Also available as a knitCompanion design from Create2Thrive.

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 slipped-stitch in the sport-weight version and Eye of Partridge in the sock/fingering yarn 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.

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

290 (340, 380)yds / 265 (310, 347)m sport weight yarn
Sample in Briggs & Little Sport (430 yds / 393 m per 4 oz / 113 g skein; 100% wool) in Washed White

Adjust needles to obtain correct gauge.
3.25 mm / US3 (for cast on only)
2.75 mm / US2 set of 4 DPN or 2 circulars or 1 circular 32” / 80 cm or longer for Magic Loop

26 sts and 35 rows = 4” /10cm in Stockinette on smaller needles after blocking

Stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder, tapestry needle

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

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
  • instructions for grafting toe stitches

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

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

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


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