Wild Child by Luise O'Neill

Wild Child

Knitting
June 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, in the round, blocked
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
346 - 623 yards (316 - 570 m)
Finished foot circumference 7.5 (8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10)” / 19 (20.5, 21.5, 23, 24, 25.5)cm
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♫ The Music ♫
In Enya’s Wild Child, she sings… “Only take the time, from the helter skelter” …perfect time for knitting…


A generous 6 sizes for these top-down socks featuring twisted Bavarian cables on the front and back leg as well as the instep; the heel is worked in an Eye of Partridge pattern with the sole in Stockinette stitch.

Both charts and written directions for charts are provided. Charts are contained in this document; the written directions for charts are included as a separate 12-page PDF.

Sizes
Finished foot circumference: 7.5 (8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10)” / 19 (20.5, 21.5, 23, 24, 25.5)cm
Finished foot length: 8.25 (9.5, 10) (10.25, 10.75, 11.5)” / 21 (24, 25.5) (26, 27, 29.5)cm.

Yarn
346 (404, 461) (502, 559, 623)yds / 316 (369, 422) (459, 511, 570)m fingering / sock yarn.

Sample shown in Knit Picks Stroll Fingering Weight (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon; 231yds / 212m per 50g) in Dove Heather 25023.

Needles
2.75mm / US2 for cast on only.
2.5mm / US1.5 for small circumference knitting or size required to obtain gauge.

Gauge
32 sts and 44 rows = 4” / 10cm in Stockinette stitch in the round, using smaller needles, blocked.

Notions
Stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle.


Credits
Tech Editing: RedSquirrel; FirSprite.
Test knit by: Ravellers susu2u, babablacksheep, ladywulf, dragonxser, IAlsoQuilt, junjunjun, masknits2 and ekatja.
Charting Software: Stitchmastery.