Kelda Socks

Alexis Di Gregorio

Sizes 7 1/2 (8, 8 1/2)" foot circumference and 8 1/2 (9, 9 3/4)" long from back of heel to tip of toe; shown in size 8"

Yarn Wisdom Yarns Saki Bamboo Solids (50% superwash merino, 25% bamboo, 25% nylon; 230 yd [210 m]/50 g):

• #212 black (MC), 2 skeins

• #201 natural cream (CC), 1 skein

Yarn distributed by Universal Yarn

Gauge 32 sts and 43 rnds = 4" in St st


• Size 1 (2.25 mm) needles

• Markers (m)

• Tapestry needle

With beginner colorwork knitters in mind, Alexis designed these socks from the toe up to help ease into the practice of changing colors at the toes and heels. A simplified Scandinavian pattern is worked in stranded colorwork at the cuffs.



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