Continental Divide Socks by Amy Loberg (FiberWild!)

Continental Divide Socks

Knitting
April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
380 - 420 yards (347 - 384 m)
Small - 7 ¼” (Medium - 8", Large - 9") circumference, washed and unstretched
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The first sock pattern in our Sock of the Month “National Parks Series”!

These striking but approachable top-down socks are inspired by the rocky peaks and flowing snowmelt of the Continental Divide, and are a homage to Rocky Mountain National Park outside Boulder, Colorado.

Size: Small (Medium, Large)

Foot Circumferences: 7 ¼” (8”, 9”) washed and unstretched

Gauge: 32st/4” on US 1 2.50 mm needles in Stockinette stitch

Needles: (2) US 1 2.50 mm Circular Needles or needles to obtain gauge. (For a bit larger sock, adjust needle size to US 2s 3.00 mm)

Materials: Shown in HiKoo’s American B.R.A.N.D. (80% Superwash Wool / 20% Nylon: 440 yards/100g) – Wash before you wind and start!

Yardage: Approximately 380 (400, 420) yards of Fingering Weight (1 skein)

Notions: Cable Needle

Skill Level: Intermediate

Notes: For a larger calf, start on needles one size larger and change to smaller needles about ½” before the heel flap!

Errata: If you downloaded this pattern before April 20, 2016 there is errata:

Original
Heel Gusset
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until there are 29 (31, 35) sts on needle 1. There should now be a total of on 59 (63, 71) stitches.

Foot
On last round, decrease 1 sts on needle 2.

Corrected Pattern
Heel Gusset
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until there are 29 (31, 35) sts on needle 1. There should now be a total of on 60 (64, 72) stitches.

Foot
On last round, decrease 2 sts on needle 2.

Thanks for viewing my pattern … Amy