Traveler's Socks by Josie Mercier

Traveler's Socks

Knitting
September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
480 - 960 yards (439 - 878 m)
6¾ (7¼, 9)" foot circumference and 9¼ (9½, 10)" long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable; socks shown measure 7¼"
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

One of the best things about knitted socks is that they let you be adventurous with color. Brighten up your toes with a pop of color or go subdued; either way, the stunning cables on the Traveler’s Socks will attract the eye.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 6¾ (7¼, 9)“ foot circumference and 9¼ (9½, 10)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7¼“.

Yarn Done Roving Yarns Frolicking Feet (100% domestic superwash merino wool; 480 yd 439 m/4 oz 113 g): #46 raspberry, 1 (1, 2) skein(s) (see Notes).

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 32 sts and 52 rnds = 4” in St st; 36 sts of Trellis Cable chart = 2½“ wide.

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