Matt's Socks by Kate Gilbert

Matt's Socks

Knitting
January 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round, blocked
US 1 - 2.25 mm
215 - 430 yards (197 - 393 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL
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ATTENTION: Project Knitwell is hosting a knitalong for Matt’s Socks starting July 26, 2017. For more information on how to get a kit of your own, click here. All proceeds go to Project Knitwell. We hope to see you there!

Sizing:
Foot circumference: 5 1⁄2 (6 1⁄2, 7 1⁄2, 8 1⁄2, 9 1⁄2)“ / 14 (16.5, 19, 21.5, 24) cm
Leg height (above heel): 4 (6, 6, 6, 6)” /10 (15, 15, 15, 15) cm
Foot length customizable as desired.
Shown in size 7 1⁄2” / 19 cm

Yarn:
1 (2, 2, 2, 2) hank(s) North Light Fibers Dodge Street (215 yd per 2.57 oz / 73 g hank; 3 ply, 70% Super Fine Merino, 30% Bamboo) in Fresh Pond

Notions:
Cable needle, tapestry needle,
removable stitch marker

Gauge:
32 sts and 48 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch worked in the round. To save time and ensure accurate sizing, check gauge.

MATT’S SOCKS, MICHELLE’S STORY
Matt’s Socks kits are named in memory of Matt Sunter, the late husband of Project Knitwell Executive Director Michelle Maynard. During Matt’s long battle with cancer, Michelle knit many pairs of socks—many of them in doctor’s offices and hospital waiting rooms as a way to help her cope, feel more grounded, and even be a better caregiver. Proceeds from the sale of these kits benefit Project Knitwell and enable it to serve more patients, caregivers, at-risk teens, and others facing stressful situations as well as to build a sustainable organization.

PROJECT KNITWELL
Project Knitwell is a nonprofit organization that brings the joy of knitting and its therapeutic benefits to people facing stressful situations. Project Knitwell volunteers provide knitting instruction, inspiration, and quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among those it serves in hospital and community settings. For more information please visit www.projectknitwell.org