Masala Chai by Kerry Milani

Masala Chai

February 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 0 - 2.0 mm
375 yards (343 m)
Women's Medium
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These fun toe-up socks are well suited for semi-solid, multi-colored, or hand-painted sock yarns. Women’s Medium is 8” around, slightly stretched.

Masala Chai, otherwise known as spiced tea, imbues cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg in a warm cup of comfort! Pull up a chair to the fireplace with a cup of chai and get knitting!

Pattern includes both written and charted instructions. Either Turkish, Figure Eight or Judy’s Magic cast-on may be used, but specific instructions are not included for these techniques.

Pattern Features:
toe-up construction
birdseye heel flap
stretchy yet open lacework
gusset increases on the sole
-because the gusset increases are spaced every three rows, this pattern also is suited for those with a higher instep
-measurements are included for where to begin gusset increases so that a shorter or longer foot may be accommodated

Techniques used include:
yarn overs
make one
wrap & turn