Winter Garden Socks by Dawn Brocco
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Winter Garden Socks

Knitting
July 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8.25 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette with size 4 ndls
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
S / M / L
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About the Design:
These Bohus-inspired socks are worked in 2 Cascade Yarns – Cascade 220 and Cloud 9, a luscious angora/wool blend.

Challenging (3-color) leg pattern rewards you with easy Stockinette feet. Slip stitch toes coordinate with slip stitch V-heel flaps and turns, creating a snug fit around the toes.

The pattern is in 3 women’s sizes.

Sizes: Women’s Small / Medium / Large

Finished Dimensions:
Foot Circ: 7.33 / 8 / 8.66″
Leg Circ: 8 / 8.33 / 8.66″
Foot Length: 9.25 / 9.75 / 10″
Length Heel to Cuff Top: 7.5 / 8 / 8.5″

Yarns:
Size Small:
Cascade Yarns Cascade 220, 100% Peruvian wool, 220 yds / 100 gram hank: 1 hank #8021 Beige (MC) and Cascade Yarns Cloud 9, 50% merino / 50% angora, approx. 109 yd / 50 gram ball: 1 ball each #147 Eggplant (CC1) and #114 Lavender (CC2)
US size 5 (3.75 mm) dpns

Size Medium:
Cloud 9: 2 balls #101 Natural (MC), 1 ball #119 Navy (CC1) and Cascade 220: 1 hank #7816 Bluebell (CC2)
US size 6 (4 mm) dpns

Size Large:
Cloud 9: 3 balls #119 Navy (MC), and Cascade 220: 1 hank each #8622 Camel (CC1) and #8021 Beige (CC2)
US size 7 (4.5 mm) dpns
US size 4 (3.5 mm) dpns – all sizes

Gauge:
1) 6 sts and 8.25 rows = 1Ó (2.5 cm) in Stockinette with size 4 ndls 2) 6.25 sts and 6 rows = 1″ over colorwork patt with size 5 ndls
3) 6 sts and 5.75 rows = 1″ over colorwork patt with size 6 ndls
4) 5.75 sts and 5.5 rows = 1″ over colorwork patt with size 7 ndls or size to give gauge. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Substitute Yarn Weight: Worsted

Skill Level: Intermediate

Happy Knitting!
Dawn