Couplet by Bonnie Sennott


June 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
365 - 450 yards (334 - 411 m)
M, L
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Couplet is a top down, “his and hers” sock pattern, with instructions for two sizes and two options: one with lace at the calf and one without lace. The sample shown in the gold color is the “with lace” option in the smaller size. The final photo, of a sock in progress in brown yarn, shows the “without lace” option.

Sizes: Medium (Large)

Finished Measurements: About 7.5 (9.5) inches/19 (24) cm foot circumference will stretch to fit up to 9 (11) inches/23 (28) cm and about 8.5 (10) inches/22 (26) cm foot length

Suggested Yarn: 365 (450) yds/334 (411) m sock yarn. Sample shown was knit with Periwinkle Sheep Watercolors 75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon; 460yd/421m per 4oz/100g skein, colorway: Gold Rush.

Needles: US #1/2.25 mm set of 5 double-pointed needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 16 sts/22 rnds = 2”/5 cm in stockinette st
To save time, check gauge.

Techniques include: Cast on, knit, purl, yarn overs, increases and decreases, working in the round, grafting. Step-by-step instructions are provided for working Kitchener Stitch to graft the toe.

Stitch patterns are provided in both written form and charts.