Rocky Shores by Tracie Millar

Rocky Shores

Knitting
July 2019
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
300 - 330 yards (274 - 302 m)
7.25 (8, 8.75)”/ 18.5 (20.5, 22)cm
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This pattern can be found in issue four of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website and at select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

Rocky Shores are cuff down socks with a combination of simple lace, a delicate cable and lots of twisted rib. Some highlights include a heel flap and gusset construction, a square heel turn for a super smooth fit, and a traditional rounded toe. Not to be taken too seriously, we have some unexpected stripes to add some colorful fun to your socks. Combine your favourite tonal or lightly speckled yarns to make this beautiful combination come to life.

Sizes: Women’s S, (M, L).

To fit foot circumference approximately 7.25 (8, 8.75)”/ 18.5 (20.5, 22)cm. See last picture for schematic, and below for additional measurements.

Needles: US 1/ 2.25mm or size to obtain gauge, in 32”/80cm circular needle for magic loop, or your preferred needle for knitting in the round.

Gauge: 34 sts and 56 rows = 4”/10cm in Stockinette stitch.

Yarn: fingering weight: 300 (310, 330) yards/ 275 (284, 302) meters MC; 40 yards/ 37 meters CC.

Sample knit in: Urban Girl Yarns Fingering Weight (90% superwash Merino, 10% Nylon; 480 yards/125 grams) in Steele Matters (MC); and Brediculous Hand Dyed Yarn Mini (75% superwash Merino, 15% Nylon; 92 yards/20g) in Deep Magenta (CC).

Notions: stitch markers, cable needle (cn), tapestry needle.

Schematic:
Circumference: 7.25 (8, 8.75)”/ 18.5 (20.5, 22)cm
Leg height: 5.75”/ 14.5cm, or desired length.
Foot length: as desired.

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