Alki Anklet Socks by Destiny Itano

Alki Anklet Socks

Knitting
May 2019
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 - 450 yards (366 - 411 m)
Small (Medium, Large) to fit foot circumference approximately 8 (8.5, 9) inches/20.5 (21.5, 23) cm. Note: as this is an ankle sock, you do not need to account for calf/leg size in determining the correct cast-on for your size
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Available exclusively with your passport at Seattle Yarn during the Slow Yarn Crawl from May 24- Sept 2, 2019.

Alki Point in West Seattle looks out onto the Puget Sound, and is a touchpoint in the peninsula neighborhood. The beach and boardwalk are places to walk and gather, year-round. These anklet socks, with a picot cuff and lacy patterning, are light and airy, evoking the summer evening sunset over the water.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate +

Size: Small (Medium, Large) to fit foot circumference approximately 8 (8.5, 9) inches/20.5 (21.5, 23) cm. Note: as this is an ankle sock, you do not need to account for calf/leg size in determining the correct cast-on for your size

Yarn: Earl Grey Fiber Co. Darjeeling Sock; 4-ply 75% Superwash Merino Wool/25% Nylon. 463 yards (423 m)/100g. Approximately 200 yards used. Sample shown in colorway “Smoky Quartz.”

Needle: US 1.5/2.5 mm needles, or whatever size you need to achieve gauge: double-pointed needles (DPNs), flexible DPNs, 1 long circular for working magic loop, 2 circulars, etc., according to your preference for working in the round.

Gauge: 32 stitches and 44 rounds per 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette stitch

Technical editing by Joanna Fromstein