Cabled Socks for Everyone by Rachel Leggett

Cabled Socks for Everyone

by Rachel Leggett
Knitting
January 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in St st
US 0 - 2.0 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
S (M, L, XL): 6.5 (7.5, 8.5)” foot and leg circumference.
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Cabled socks are popular amongst my friends and family, but I find that non-knitters tend to struggle with the extra effort required to pull a handknit well-fitting all-over cabled sock over their heels. I designed these socks to solve that problem. The cable running down the front of the sock satisfies my desire to knit yummy cables for my loved ones, while the Stockinette leg back makes them easy to pull on and wear comfortably. The Stockinette leg back also makes these ideal for those with high insteps, who might have extra trouble pulling on a fully cabled sock. These socks are constructed cuff down with a heel flap and gusset for a great heel fit.

Yarn
400yd / 100g of fingering weight yarn.
Sample knit using Master of My Feet by Invictus Yarns in colorway Wisdom.

Gauge
8.5 stitches and 12 rows per inch in Stockinette stitch.

Finished Measurements
S (M, L): 6.5 (7.5, 8.5)” foot and leg circumference.
Length and height are adjustable. Choose a size that will fit with about 1” of negative ease.

Needles
US 0 / 2mm circular needles or set of DPNs (or size needed to obtain gauge).

Stitch patterns are charted only. Construction instructions are written.

This pattern has been test knitted.