Fangtastic by Wendy Gaal

Fangtastic

Knitting
October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
325 - 375 yards (297 - 343 m)
Adult Narrow, Medium and Wide Widths. Foot and leg length is determined by knitter.
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Description: Slipped-stitch bats are in flight! Vampire enthusiasts will enjoy making and wearing this pattern which features bobble bat bodies and a heel turn that is ready to bite! A non-bobble bat body option is also provided for those who like flat bats. The instructions for this toe-up construction are provided in text and chart formats, with a rarely seen text version of colorwork instructions for those who may be new to the technique.

This pattern is written for three widths, and the instructions are provided in text and chart for DPN, Magic Loop, and Two Circular Needle methods.

The pictured socks are shown in size Medium and are being worn by an adult female.

Sizing: Three widths shown as: Narrow (Medium, Wide)

  • Narrow Width: 6.0 - 7.5 inch circumference at ball of foot
  • Medium Width: 7.5 - 9.5 inch circumference at ball of foot
  • Wide Width: 9.5 - 11 inch circumference at ball of foot
  • Foot length is determined by knitter.

Needles: US Size 1, or as needed for gauge, in your circular method of choice.

Yarn Requirements: Four colors of Sockaholic-II fingering weight yarn sock yarn from Knitters Brewing Company, or equivalent.

  • Main Color (shown in Grey), approximately 300 - 350 yards
  • Red Contrast Color, approximately 30 yards
  • Black Contrast Color, approximately 10 yards
  • White Contrast Color, approximately 10 yards

Gauge: 32 sts = 4” in Stockinette Stitch

Accessories Needed: Standard knitting tools, stitch markers, a cable needle, and a darning needle to weave in ends.