Montclair Sock by Kate Atherley

Montclair Sock

January 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
350 - 450 yards (320 - 411 m)
6 (6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5) inches/15 (16.5, 18, 19, 20.5, 21.5, 23, 24, 25.5, 26.5) cm.
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Choose a size with approximately 1 inch negative ease.
These socks have been designed with comfort in mind: comfort in knitting, and comfort in wearing.

I’ve used a handsome and interesting-but-not-too-interesting pattern stitch for the leg and the foot. It’s a bit more fun than plain stockinette, and keeps you engaged as you’re working. It looks best with a solid, semi-solid colouring, but can hold its own with even a lively variegated yarn.

They’re worked top down, and feature a flap-and-gusset heel for best fit. I’ve reinforced both the heel flap and the turn, for added longevity – and comfort, too!

The spiral toe is comfortable to wear, and avoids the often-troublesome grafted close.

There are notes for variations and customizations: a slouchy-leg version and different choices for the heel patterning.