Stargazing Socks by Missus Columbo

Stargazing Socks

by Missus Columbo
Knitting
September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Lightly Blocked Stocking Stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
328 - 437 yards (300 - 400 m)
UK Size 5 (Easily Adjusted)
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Star Stitch stripes twinkle against a Midnight Blue sky. Stargazing is a toe-up shortie sock with a German short row heel. Designed to use mini skeins and allow an opportunity to play with colour

Size

20 cm (8”) Cuff Circumference.

Instructions are written for UK size 5 foot (easily adjustable, although extra yarn may be required if knitting UK size 6 or larger)

Materials

North Shire Yarns Sock Minis (425m per 100g)

40g “Midnight Musings” (MC) (20g more will be required for UK size 6 or larger)

20g “I Can Buy My Own Diamonds FYI” (CC)

2.5mm (US 1.5) 80 cm (30”) circular needle (for magic loop method)

Removable Stitch Marker

Gauge

32 Stitches x 48 rows in 10 cm of blocked Stocking Stitch using 2.5mm needle.