lumberjack by tincanknits


September 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
100 - 425 yards (91 - 389 m)
Baby (Toddler, Child, Mama, Papa)
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lumberjack - by Tin Can Knits

These socks remind me of my Dad, coming home from work as a heavy-duty mechanic out in logging camps. His big baby-blue Ford pickup rumbled up the driveway, and my mom, my sister and I ran outside, so excited to welcome him home.

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Pattern Info

Baby (Toddler, Child, Mama, Papa)
Baby: Cuff 5” around, 2.5” long. Foot 3.5” long.
Toddler: Cuff 6.5” around, 4.5” long. Foot 4.5” long.
Child: Cuff 7.5” around, 5.5” long. Foot 6” long.
Adult SM: Cuff 10.5” around, 6.25” long. Foot adjustable.
Adult L: Cuff 13.5” around, 7.5” long. Foot adjustable.

DK weight yarn
Main Colour (MC): 75 (150, 200, 225, 350) yds
Contrast Colour (CC): 25 (40, 50, 60, 75) yds
sample shown in Madelinetosh Tosh DK in ‘silver fox’ and ‘tart’)

24 sts / 4” in stockinette stitch (on larger needles)

US #2 / 2.75mm and US #3 / 3.0mm (or as req’d to meet gauge); double pointed needles

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