Killington Socks by Alicia Plummer

Killington Socks

Knitting
October 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 - 480 yards (366 - 439 m)
7 (8, 9)"/ 17.5 (20, 22.5)cm foot circumference
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“Commonplaces never become tiresome. It is we who become tired when we cease to be curious and appreciative.”
-Norman Rockwell

This pattern can be found in issue five of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website and at select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

Killington Socks are knit cuff down with a traditional turned heel and gusset. A simple Fair Isle pattern on the leg adds interest. Three colors are used in this design, with only two colors stranded at any one time, making this a perfect transition project from vanilla socks to colorwork.

Sizes: to fit 7 8, 9”/ 17.5 (20, 22.5)cm foot circumference; adjustable foot length.

Needles: US 1.5/ 2.5mm or size to obtain gauge, in circular needle (32” for magic looping) or DPNs.

Gauge: 32 sts and xx rows = 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch.

Yarn: fingering weight:

Notions: 3 stitch markers, stitch holder or scrap yarn, tapestry needle for finishing.

Sample knit in: Black Sheep Dyeworks Sock Weight 4-ply superwash; MC: Brown Grey (451 yards) CC1: Moss Tonal (87 yards) CC2: Bark tonal (87 yards).