Chevron Socks by Mel-Tran Designs

Chevron Socks

February 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches = 2 inches
in Stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
170 - 250 yards (155 - 229 m)
smaller (66 sts) and larger (72 sts)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

I bought this yarn while I was up at Sock Summit ‘11 and wanted it to be more than just plain vanilla socks. I saw a chevron pattern in one of my stitch pattern books and thought it would be fun to see the stripes zig zag, and so the pattern was born. It’s an incredibly easy pattern with only 2 rows to do, and one of them is knit all stitches around! The pattern is easily memorized and is great travel knitting.

Because the chevrons pull the stitches a bit tight, go up a needle size from what you normally would use. My regular sock needle size is a US 1 (2.25 mm), so that’s why this calls for US 1.5 (2.5 mm). If your usually sock needle size is already 1.5 (2.5 mm) go up to a US 2 (2.75 mm).

Even thought it’s written as toe up, you could easily knit this cuff down because the chevrons will look the same both ways.

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