Fugi Rib by Sarah Lehto

Fugi Rib

June 2019
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
350 - 450 yards (320 - 411 m)
Adult Small, Medium and Large
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pyok: sl 3rd st on left needle over the first 2 sts, and let it drop off needle, then k1, yo, k1.

Leg round: Work Leg Chart, repeating sts 9-10 as indicated, around.
Work until you have competed all 18 rounds three times, and continue until you have completed 4 (16, 12) rnds of the next repeat.

I am the type of knitter who always has at least one pair of socks on the needles. They are the perfect portable project and start off like a blank canvas for trying out just about any type of stitch pattern. Plus, nothing beats a pair of hand knitted socks when the temperature takes a plunge (which is quite early here in Minnesota)!

These socks use the Strong Heel, which is an incredibly clever heel created by Gerdine Crawford-Strong. There are no stitches to pick up and, when worked in ribbing, the heel hugs the foot for a perfect fit. I recommend using a solid or semisolid yarn for this pattern so that the delicate stitchwork doesn’t get hidden away.