Playing Favorites by Mara Catherine Bryner

Playing Favorites

November 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
175 - 300 yards (160 - 274 m)
S, M, L
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I have knit countless pairs of socks in my lifetime, but these are the ones that I always go to first for my comfy, hang out around the house socks. I hate to play favorites, but if I had to pick, these are definitely my number one pair.
Playing Favorites are the perfect squishy DK weight socks, with a fun eyelet design that keeps them from getting too warm. These are knit top down with a German short row heel. Because they’re a shorter DK weight sock, they knit up quick and make a fantastic gift knit.

Small (S)- 7.5-inch (19cm) foot circumference
Medium (M)- 8.5-inch (21.5cm) foot circumference
Large (L)- 9.5-inch (24cm) foot circumference

• Approximately 175-300 yards of DK weight yarn. Samples shown in Republic of Wool Good as Gold and Madelinetosh Cobalt
• One size US 3 (3.25mm) circular needles for magic loop, or one set of 5 size US 3 (3.25mm) double pointed needles (or size needed to obtain gauge).
• Tapestry needle
• Measuring tape
• Scissors
• Stitch markers

24 stitches and 34 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch, knit in the round.