Favorite Socks by Kristin Lehrer
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Favorite Socks

November 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 - 438 yards (366 - 401 m)
Adult sizes: Small, Medium, and Large
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Just about every knitter you meet will have a go-to sock recipe. While I enjoy mixing things up with different styles and techniques, I always come back to knitting my socks cuff-down, with a reinforced heel-flap and short-row-heel-turn. I love this style because it’s simple enough for auto-pilot knitting, and incorporates enough techniques to keep things interesting.


The heel flap should finish on the WS row, before continuing on to turning the heel on the RS row.