Socks Are For Life, Not Just For Christmas by Jo Torr
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Socks Are For Life, Not Just For Christmas

by Jo Torr
Knitting
October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in stocking stitch AND colourwork
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
459 yards (420 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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Christmas is coming! Why not dig out some wintery colours and knit yourself some festive fun?

This toe-up design is worked in stranded colourwork and is suitable for both men and women. The instructions for the construction of the socks are all written, the colourwork pattern is only charted.

Sizes (measured around mid-foot)

  • Small - to fit foot size 6.5 - 7.5” (16.5 - 19cm)
  • Medium - to fit foot size 8 - 9” (20.25 - 22.75cm)
  • Large - to fit foot size 9.5 - 11.5” (24 - 29cm)

Yarn Requirements

Use a 4 ply/fingering weight sock yarn, 460 yards/420 m per 100g.
You should allow 100g of main colour and 50g of contrast.

I’d love it if you’d come to my group to show off your lovely socks, or chat about them while you’re making them. You’d be very welcome!