Hugs and Kisses Socks by Thistle Glen Designs

Hugs and Kisses Socks

Knitting
August 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 13 rows = 1 inch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
320 - 360 yards (293 - 329 m)
Two Sizes, Ladies Small (60sts) & Medium (72 Sts)
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The Hugs and Kisses Socks are knit from the toe up with colourwork on the foot and leg, and a textured stitch in between.

The pattern has a wedge toe and a choice of two Wrap and Turn short row heels (regular worked over 50% of stitches or a deeper heel worked over 60%), however the heel and toe can be changed to your own choice. They are knit using the magic loop method but can be adapted to suit dpns.

The pattern has written instruction and charts for the colourwork.

Size: Ladies small (60sts, Ladies medium (72 sts) - can be adapted for other sizes
(Note: the larger stitch count is to accommodate the colourwork. The 72 stitch count equates to how a 64 stitch sock would usually fit.)

Two heel sizes - regular & a deeper heel

Yarn:
Any 2 contrasting colours in 4ply sock yarn
Main colour - 50g
Contrast colour - 20g
Sample Sock actual yarn and amount used:
Main colour - Ducky Darlings Superwash Merino Nylon 75/25 Colour: Girl Talk (38g)
Contrast colour - Cascade Yarns Heritage Colour: Raspberry (15g)

Gauge:
9 sts per inch x 13 rows per inch using 2.25mm needle
9 sts per inch x 11 rows per inch using 2.5mm needle for colourwork

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