Wheatsheaf Boot Cuffs by Loraine Birchall

Wheatsheaf Boot Cuffs

Knitting
October 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
cable pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
s/m, m/l
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The Wheatsheaf Boot Cuffs or Toppers have been designed to match the Wheatsheaf Cowl, Wheatsheaf Hat and Wheatsheaf mittens. I love cables and wanted something that was both fun and quick to knit. This cable pattern reminded me of a Wheatsheaf at harvest time, though some say it reminds them of warm Winter Kisses?

The edging is ribbed (K2, P2) and has a good stretch to it. It will fit stretch between 12-22 inches for the smaller size and 14-25 inches for the m/l. The sizing is achieved by moving up a needle size and for the M/L size I used a 5.5mm/US9 circular needle for the main part of the boot cuff.

Cable pattern 24sts x 36rows = 4.25 in x 6in/11cm x 15cm with 5.5mm/US9
24sts x 36 rows = 4in x 5.5in/10cm x 14cm with 5mm/US8