Gobstopper Socks by Lena Skvagerson

Gobstopper Socks

Knitting
October 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in 30 sts and 44 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in St st.
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Woman’s small/medium (medium/ large); to fit shoes size 5 to 7 (8 to 10)
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Knitted from the top-down with a traditional heel flap & turn. A sweet cable stitch turns variegated yarns into gobsmacking footwear

▲ SIZES
Woman’s small/medium (medium/ large); to fit shoes size 5 to 7 (8 to 10) Instructions are given for the smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to both sizes.

▲ FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Foot Circumference: 7 1/2 (8 3/4)”
Leg Length: 6 1/2 (7 1/2)” for half calf length, and 4 (5)” for ankle socks

▲ YARN
Madelinetosh Twist Light (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon; 420 yds) 1 Skein
Photographed in color Pure Imagination

▲ NEEDLES
Size 1 1/2 (2.50mm) double-point needles (set of 5) or size needed to obtain gauge

▲ NOTIONS
Removable stitch marker
Stitch holder

▲ GAUGE
30 sts and 44 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in St st. To save time, take time to check gauge.