Hippie Chic Socks by Dana Gervais

Hippie Chic Socks

Knitting
November 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette st
US 1 - 2.25 mm
408 yards (373 m)
Foot circumference 7 (8, 9, 10) inches
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Hippie Chic socks combine a contemporary yet classic pattern with a trendy, artisanal sock yarn to create a stylish and unique sock that is above all comfortable. Your feet will be stylish and warm in your favorite boots while you walk around the late fall farmer’s market, head out to the pumpkin patch, or walk your dog and pick up a latte. Worked from the cuff down, Hippie Chic socks feature a cozy garter pattern on the front and back of the leg. The slipped stitches highlight the subtle variegation of this beautiful Socklove yarn. The stitch pattern continues onto the heel flap and top of the foot. The sock ends with a rounded toe that is grafted closed using Kitchener stitch.

Materials
1 skein Apple Tree Knits Socklove Fingering in Punk Princess; 80% Superwash BFL wool, 20% nylon, 408 yds (373 m)/4 oz (113 g).

US #1 (2.25 mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Gauge
8 sts and 12 rounds = 1 inch in stockinette st, blocked
8 sts and 16 rounds = 1 inch in pattern st, blocked

Finished Size
Foot circumference 7 (8, 9, 10) inches
Length of leg: 6 inches
Foot length: customizable

Photography by the phenomenal Gale Zucker.
Tech editing by the fantastic Kitty Wunder.