Bend and Fold by Clare Devine
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Bend and Fold

Knitting
January 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
328 - 432 yards (300 - 395 m)
S (M, L) To fit foot circumference approx: 19.5 (22, 24.5)cm / 7.5 (8.5, 9.5)in
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Correlative | The Knitting Goddess Sock Club 2018


This pattern was created originally created for The Knitting Goddess sock club - the yarn and pattern are now available for individual purchase.


January | Bend and Fold

There is something captivating about twisted stitches - with simple movements straight columns of knit stitches can be moulded into flowing patterns. Bending and curving, folding and shaping - with each round the pattern slowly emerges - holding your attention as you work “just one more round”…

This design is part of my “Twins” series - pairs that don’t match but echo each other instead. Each sock has its own distinct personality but they work beautifully as a pair.

Perfect if you suffer from second-sock syndrome or simply love quirky mismatched socks. Prefer your socks to match? No problem, simple pick sock A or sock B and make a matching pair…

Materials

The Knitting Goddess BFL and nylon (fingering; 75% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% nylon; 395m / 431yd per 100g skein)
Shade: Lepidolite; 1 x 100g skeins

2.5mm / US 1.5 needles suitable for working a small circumference in the rnd
One stitch marker
Cable needle
Tapestry needle

Gauge

Always use the needle size that enables you to match the specified gauge.

32 sts and 44 rnds over 10cm / 4in of stocking stitch worked in the rnd and blocked, using 2.5mm / US 1.5 needles.

Sizes

S (M, L)
To fit foot circumference approx:
19.5 (22, 24.5)cm / 7.5 (8.5, 9.5)in

Finished circumference (unstretched):
17.5 (20, 22.5)cm / 7 (8, 9)in

Leg from cuff to base of heel flap:
20.5 (23.5, 26)cm / 8.25 (9.25, 10.5)in

The length can be adjusted by knitting a longer cuff. It is difficult to shorten these socks due to the nature of the leg pattern.