The Boyfriend by Janet Rehfeldt

The Boyfriend

Knitting
January 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8.75 stitches and 11.25 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
438 yards (401 m)
7, 8.25, 9.5, 10.5 (circumference of foot in inches)
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It’s the perfect boyfriend sock, with a staggered beginning to the K3, P2 ribbing lending interest and variety to this basic ribbed sock. It’s a great sock to learn the ins and outs of toe-up sock construction and short rows, but it has enough variation from a normal two-by-two ribbing to keep your attention. You may end up knitting these socks in your favorite guy colors, as the stretch in this sock allows a fit for a wide range of sizes.

Skill level: Easy

Source: Terrific Toe-Up Socks, page 31