Soaked to the Skin by Tisserin Coquet

Soaked to the Skin

November 2018
Light Fingering ?
35 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch after wet blocking
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
416 - 459 yards (380 - 420 m)
To fit foot circumference of 7 ½-8 ¼ (8 ¼-9, 9-9 ¾)” / 19-21 [21-23, 23-25] cm and an adjustable foot length.
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Lace and cable cuff down socks.

From clouds to rain and back again, the water cycle always amazed me. November is often a time of deep fog, grey cloudy days and heavy rain where I live. Even if I much prefer snow, I’ve come to really love the cloudy and rainy days. Seeing the streams of rain moving in the distance never fails to remind me of a countryside theater. They’re nothing better than a cup of hot tea and a little bit of knitting to enjoy the show from the outside elements.

The Soaked to the Skin socks are worked from the cuff down. Their cable-and-lace clouds and draught looking stitch pattern on the leg evolves into drops on the instep. They feature a reinforced heel flap and rounded toe.

Yarn Needed
360-400 m / 394-437 yds of fingering weight yarn.

Sample yarn:Wooly Wonka Rhiannon Sock (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon; 465 yards 425 meters/100 grams): Color Forget-Me-Not, 1 (1, 1, 2) balls.


  • 2.5 mm / US #1.5 - at least 60 cm / 24” circular needle for magic loop, or double-pointed needles, or two circular needles to work in the round
  • 1 tapestry needle
  • 1 stitch marker


  • Working in the round
  • Basic lace and cable stitches
  • Picking up stitches and simple short rows to turn the heel.

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