Wee Jimmy by Jo Shaw

Wee Jimmy

by Jo Shaw
February 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
328 - 459 yards (300 - 420 m)
To fit 7[8,9,10]”
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A pair of toe-up socks worked in the round using 4 ply/fingering weight sock yarn. The stitch pattern is a simple garter stitch and slip stitch design worked over 4 rows, so easy to memorise. The original yarn and stitch pattern reminded me of tartan, hence the pattern name.

SIZE: Small [Medium, Large, Extra Large]
To fit 7[8,9,10]“/ 18[20,23,25]cm foot circumference.
Finished dimensions = 6.5[7.25,8.25,9]”/ 16.4[18.6,21,23]cm circumference - to fit with approximately 10% negative ease

GAUGE: 36 stitches by 50 rounds = 4”[10cm] in stocking stitch. Check your gauge.

MATERIALS: Regia 4-Ply (100g; 459yds [420m]; 75% wool, 25% nylon) 4ply/fingering; 1[1,1,1] ball, colour 07707 (Used in the red and green sample)

Down Sheepy Lane (50g; 219yds [200m]; 75% wool, 25% nylon 4ply/fingering; 1[1,2,2] 50g hanks, colour - Yellow Rain Boots
1[1,1,2] 20g hanks, contrasting colour - grey (Used in the yellow and grey sample)

Tech edited and test knitted.