Blue Spruce Socks by Rachel Brockman

Blue Spruce Socks

Knitting
November 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
284 - 852 yards (260 - 779 m)
Adult Medium
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PATTERN NOTES
The Blue Spruce Socks are a warm and cozy quick knit that will make you want to cozy up with a book and cocoa by the fireplace. These socks are also wonderful gifts. At approximately 80 grams per pair, you can make up to three pairs with the required yarn – simply switch the colors around.

The socks are knit from the cuff-down in the round with a heel flap and gusset. Color changes in this pattern are achieved with slipped stitches. Only one color is used per round.

A blog post about this pattern is available here.

Please note:
There are instances in this pattern where the same stitch is slipped two rows in a row. When in doubt, trust the pattern. The original chart is correct, but please see the updated chart (with images) for a more accurate representation of the work in progress.

SIZES
Adult Medium

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Foot Circumference: 8” (stretches to fit most widths)
Foot Length: Adjustable
MATERIALS
Universal Yarn Deluxe DK Tweed Superwash (90% superwash wool, 7% acrylic, 3% viscose; 100 g/284 yds)
• 411 Walnut (A) – 1 ball
• 410 Porcelain (B) – 1 ball
• 406 Aegean (C) – 1 ball
Needles: US Size 6 (4 mm) 32” circular needles or set of DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 4 (3.5 mm) 32” circular needles or set of DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker

GAUGE
24 sts x 32 rows = 4” in Stockinette Stitch (St st) on smaller ndls
22 sts x 56 rows = 4” in Spruce patt on larger ndls
Save time, check your gauge.