The design of these socks is both bold and simple: pretty, easy on the eyes, and it doesn’t compete with the wildly colourful yarn. It will also look stunning in just about any sock yarn and provides for an enjoyable, meditative knit. The ‘cables’ are mostly produced with increases and decreases which provide less bulk around the leg/instep than traditionally-worked cables would.
Yarn Details: hand-spun Finn wool 2-ply, from roving by Two if by Hand, Over the Top. 469 yds [428 m] in 4 oz [113 g]; s-twist plied angle : 19º; 1712 ypp, 27wpi.
Needles: US1 [2.25 mm] DPNs or circulars to suit your preferred method of knitting in the round, cable needle
Gauge: 8 stitches & 12 rows per 1” [2.54cm] square in stockinette.
Finished Sizes : women’s medium circumference (about 8” [20.3 cm]), size 5/6/7/8/9/10 shoe size length
Other: Tapestry needle, stitch-markers.
compatible yarns for this pattern:
fingering-weight sock wool