Stress Less by Carolyn Macpherson
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Stress Less

Knitting
June 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on fingering weight with US 1 / 2.25mm needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
170 - 400 yards (155 - 366 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL
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Instructions for working the Stress Less socks in Fingering weight and Bulky weight are included. 5 sizes are given for each weight, making these perfect for the whole family.

Let go of your troubles, worries and negative thoughts. No one has time for that. These slippers / socks are just the thing for those much needed, quiet meditative moments.

Worked toe up with a super squishy garter sole, gusset and short row heel, Stress Less socks are perfect for beginners as well as those just wanting a relaxing quick knit.

Finished Measurements:
Foot circumference: 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8 1/2, 9 1/2, 10 1/2) inches / 16.5 (19, 21.5, 24, 26.5) cm
Leg length: adjustable
Foot length: adjustable

Yarn:

  • Bulky weight - Knit Picks Simply Wool 100% eco wool; 193 yd / 176 m per 100 g skein; colour: Wilbur; 1 1, 1, 2, 2 skeins
  • Fingering weight - Yarn Indulgences Zed Luxe Sock 70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon; 400 yd / 365 m per 115 g skein; colour: Old Timer; 1 skein

Needles:

  • Bulky weight - US 8 / 5 mm needles for small circumference in the round
  • Fingering weight - US 1 / 2.25 mm needles for small circumference in the round

Gauge:

  • Bulky weight - 18 sts / 24 rnds = 4” in stockinette stitch on US 8 / 5 mm
  • Fingering weight - 32 sts / 48 rnds = 4” in stockinette stitch on US 1 / 2.25 mm

Notions:

  • stitch markers
  • yarn needle