Fish Fossils Toe Up Sock by SLM Designs

Fish Fossils Toe Up Sock

Light fingering weight 459 yds(420 m)/100g
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9.5 stitches and 13 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 - 459 yards (366 - 420 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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Fish Fossils Toe-up Sock has lacework on instep and around leg, a faux heel flap worked in either honeycomb pattern done with or without cable needle or knit-slip
ribbing. Additional options include tapered or rounded toe, generic or calculated foot length, and Russian or picot bind off. References are provided for most techniques.

DIFFICULTY - Advanced Intermediate. Pattern is
written from the perspective of a right-handed, English style
knitter using circular needles and assumes sock knitting
and chart reading experience.

SIZING - Relaxed Measurements
Small: 64 stitches, needle size US 1 (2.25 mm). Fit: Shoe size
US 6-7 (EU 36-37), circumference ball of foot 6.0 inches
(15.2 cm), foot length 8.75 inches (22.2 cm).

Medium : 76 stitches, needle size US 0 (2.0 mm). Fit: Shoe
size US 7.5-8 (EU 38-39), circumference ball of foot 7.25
inches (15.2 cm), foot length 9.25 inches (23.5 cm).

Large: 76 stitches, needle size US 1 (2.25 mm). Fit: Shoe
size US 8-9 (EU 39-40), circumference ball of foot 8.0
inches (17.1 cm), foot length 10.0 inches (25.4 cm).

Note: Sock easily stretches about 1.5-2
inches (3.8-5 cm). Increase negative ease
by sizing down or decreasing needle size.

Yarn: Approximately 400 yds (366 m) light fingering weight
yarn; sample knit with Schoppel Wolle Zauberball; 75%
wool, 25% nylon; 459 yd (420 m)/100 g; color 1699.

Needles: Two 24 inch (60 cm) circular needles. For sock sizes
small and large, use US 1 (2.25 mm); for size medium, use
US 0 (2.00 mm).

Other: Darning needle for weaving in ends, 3 closed stitch
markers, cable needle.

GAUGE: In stockinette, flat with size US 0 (2 mm) needles:
9.5 stitches/inch (3.7/cm), 13 rows/inch (5.1/cm);

with needle size US 1 (2.25 mm): 9.0 sts/inch (3.5/cm), 12.5 rows/inch (4.9/cm).

A difference of 1/2 to 1 stitch from gauge can result in
about a size smaller or larger sock.