Double-Quick Boots by Luise O'Neill

Double-Quick Boots

Knitting
December 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in yarn held double in Stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
Foot length: 8¾ (10, 11¼)” / 22 (25.5, 28.5)cm
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Using a double strand of aran/bulky-weight yarn truly makes this a quick knit.

The cuff and heel portion is knit flat; work is then joined in the round to work the foot and the toe. The heel and back cuff as well as the front cuff are sewn together once the knitting is finished.

Sizes
Foot length: 8¾ (10, 11¼)” / 22 (25.5, 28.5)cm.
Height: 10 (10 ½, 11)” / 25.5 (26.5, 28)cm.

Yarn
3 (3, 4) balls of Bernat Quick’n Easy (3oz/85g per ball; 100% Acrylic) in Rose (148 yd / 136m per ball).

(Other yarns listed are alternative suggestions since the Bernat Quick’n Easy has been discontinued.)

Needles
If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

8 mm / US 11 24” / 61cm circular needle.

8 mm / US 11 set of 4 or 5 DPN or circular 32” / 80cm or longer for Magic Loop or a second circular 24” / 61cm or longer for using 2 circular needle method.

Gauge
Note: 2 strands of yarn are held as one.

11 sts and 16 rows = 4” / 10cm with 2 strands of yarn held as one in Stockinette stitch (Bernat Quick’n Easy ball band gauge is 15 sts and 20 rows = 4” / 10cm on 6mm / US 10 needles).

Notions
Stitch marker, tapestry needle.