Wizard's Chess by Corrine Walcher

Wizard's Chess

January 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
250 - 400 yards (229 - 366 m)
S, M, L
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These socks came about many years ago, when I decided to write a pattern as part of a competition. At the time, everything about designing it was difficult, as is a chess game – hence the name, as it matches the patterning so perfectly.

Finished Size: S (M, L) 7” (8”, 9” around), unstretched
Yarn: Yankee Dyer Yankee Sole II, 80% SW Merino/20% Nylon, 400 yards/100g (Sample knit in Northern Lights).

Needles: Set of 5 double-pointed needles or two circular needles size 2 US (2.75 mm), or size to obtain gauge

Gauge: 8 stitches per inch in stockinette, knit in the round.