Luke’s Hot Cakes Socks by Manda Jae Anson

Luke’s Hot Cakes Socks

Knitting
April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
One Size
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Edited: This pattern now includes two pdf versions. The original has the afterthought heel work up. But if you prefer a heel flap and gusset you now have the pattern written with those instructions too.

“It’s the beginning of a relationship, you’re supposed to act stupid.” The beginning of Luke’s and Lorelai’s relationship is one of my favorite parts of the show. Oh who am I kidding I love it all. The scene where Lorelai is flirting with Luke at the diner and trying to get him to flirt back is what inspired these socks. I wanted something a little flirty. I wanted to slip these on with my favorite pair of jeans and ankle books and have a little extra “jaunt” in my steps. That way when my hubby sees me walk by he can say those jeans are really working for me too! Secretly it’s the socks!

Yarn
Lizzie Anne Yarns 2ply Twist Sock, 1 skein and mini, “Pancakes, Hotcakes” colorway

Needles
2.75 mm/US 2 needles or whatever size needed to get gauge

Gauge
8 stitches x 11 rows = 1 in or 2.5 cm in stockinette in the round, blocked

Sizes
Size is based on average fit. Larger foot (9-10 shoe size used US 2 needle) Smaller foot (6-8 use smaller needle). The length is adjustable.

Notions
Stitch markers (optional)
Darning/Tapestry needle

Skill Level
Advanced beginner to Intermediate