(A)Symmetry Socks by Kate Atherley
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(A)Symmetry Socks

January 2012
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
355 yards (325 m)
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $3.90.

This design is symmetrical in places you wouldn’t expect and asymmetrical in places you’d expect symmetry. A large-repeat cable motif, worked twice across the instep, is offset, and the cables are confined to the front of the socks to highlight Kate Atherley’s own “Naïve Gusset” shaping. Subtly varied ribbing runs up the back of the leg.

About 6 (61/2, 7)” foot circumference; foot and leg lengths are adjustable. To fit woman’s U.S. shoe size 61/2 (71/2, 9).