The Shining Socks by kraftling

The Shining Socks

Knitting
September 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in chart pattern
US 1 - 2.25 mm
656 - 1312 yards (600 - 1200 m)
S/M/L
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The iconic carpet from the Overlook Hotel in the movie The Shining in sock form! At an intermediate difficulty level, these socks are knit from the top down and designed with an afterthought heel to make the stranded knitting as painless as possible. You’ll be reaching for these cozy socks not just for Halloween, but all season long.

YARN
Cascade Heritage Sock yarn (100g, 400 m): one skein of each pumpkin, zinnia red, and walnut (or use any brown, red, and orange sock yarn).

NEEDLES
2.25mm double-pointed needles (or size required to obtain gauge).

GAUGE
36 sts x 34 rows in pattern.

MEASUREMENTS/SIZING
S/M/L (small fits approximately 6.5”-7.5” foot circumference, medium fits approximately 7.5”-9” foot circumference, and large fits 9”-10.5” foot circumference). Note: length of leg and foot are adjustable, so choose your size according to foot circumference, measured at widest point of foot.

OTHER MATERIALS REQUIRED
One removable stitch marker to mark beginning of round and waste yarn of the same weight for afterthought heel.