Plumtree by Bonnie Sennott


June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
350 - 375 yards (320 - 343 m)
Women’s Medium
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Worked in the round, from the top down, these socks combine knit-purl textures and lace in an appealing design that’s easy to memorize and quick to knit.

Size: Women’s medium (64 stitches). The stitch patterns on these socks are quite stretchy, giving them a comfortable, relaxed fit. If you have narrow feet or prefer a snug fit, use a smaller needle size and/or light fingering weight yarn.

Finished Measurements: About 7.5 inches/19 cm foot circumference will stretch to fit up to 9 inches/23 cm and about 8.5 inches/22 cm foot length

--355 yds/325 m sock yarn. Sample shown was knit with Luna Grey Fiber Arts Altair 75% superwash merino wool, 15% nylon, 10% Tencel; 380yd/347m per 3.53oz/100g skein, colorway: Elderberry.
--US #1/2.25 mm set of 5 double-pointed needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
--Stitch marker, tapestry needle

Gauge: 16 sts/22 rnds = 2”/5 cm in stockinette stitch

--This top-down sock pattern is written for four double-pointed needles, but other methods, such as Magic Loop, may be used instead.

--For a smaller size, try using smaller needles and/or light fingering weight yarn. For a larger size, substitute sportweight yarn and larger needles.

--Stitch patterns are provided in both written, line-by-line form and in charts.