Trifid Socks by Georg Hawks

Trifid Socks

Knitting
January 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
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The Trifid Nebula is named because it appears to be divided almost equally into three parts, and looks a bit like this.

The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham is a post-apocalyptic novel that features sentient carnivorous plants called triffids. Trifid is also a type of code based on sets of three, but I recommend searching wikipedia for more information on that. In devising a pattern, I’ve tried to combine plant elements with threes. I hope you like it.

Makes Ladies’ size US 9 socks, with suggestions for altering to your size. This is a lacier sock and looser than my usual twisted socks.

This sock is written for the Stellar Sock Club, and will be available through Holiday Yarns as a kit after the club quarter is over.