Garden Pathways Socks by SLM Designs
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Garden Pathways Socks

Knitting
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette in round
US 0 - 2.0 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
S, M, L
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This sock pattern will be available for free in July exclusively for members of the Barking Dog Yarns forum KAL.

This summer sock has a simple mosaic pattern on the instep, striped sole, short-row heel with mini-gusset and mini-heel flap, and decorative ribbed cuff.

Sock has minimal to moderate stretch. Mosaic pattern will pop using solid color yarns with high contrast or can be made subtle by combining a solid color yarn with a variegated yarn.

Sock can be made as ankle sock or with a mid-calf leg. Options include either generic or calculated foot length and Russian or Picot bind-off.

Difficulty rating for this pattern is advanced beginner to intermediate. Pattern assumes experience with toe-up sock construction, mosaic knitting, and chart reading. References and/or tutorials are included for most techniques. Stitch patterns are provided as sized charts.

Sock Measurement ball of foot relaxed and blocked
S M L
7.5 8 9.4
(19) (20.3) (23.9)

Circumference around arch and back of heel
S M L
10 11.5 13
(24.5) (29.2) (33)

Total stitch Count
S M L
62 70 82

MATERIALS
Yarn: MC and CC ~ 150 yds of each color using light to medium weight fingering sock yarn (400 yds, 366 m/100 g) for a pair of ankle socks. Amount may vary with size and leg length.

Needles: 1 or 2 circular needles, 24-in (60 cm), sizes 2.0 mm (US 0). Optional for more leg/cuff/bind-off ease: circular needle size 2.5 mm (US 1).

Other items: 2 closed stitch markers, darning needle.

Gauge:
In stockinette in Round 8.5 sts, 12 rows per inch (~33.5 mnb sts, 47 rows per 10 cm)
Pictured

Samples made with (MC) Koiku, KPPM, 100% wool, 175 yds (160 m)/50 g; color P42382; (CC) Barking Dog Yarns, Achilles, 80/20 wool/nylon, 400 yds (366 m)/100g, color School Bus on Acid and Curacus.