Lobelia Socks

Designer Betty Salpekar

Finished Size 6 1/4 (7, 7 1/2)" foot circumference and 8 1/2 (9 1/4, 10)" long from back of heel to tip of toe. Socks shown measure 7".

Yarn Baah Yarn La Jolla (100% superwash merino wool; 400 yd [366 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): obsidian (MC) and cherry blossom (CC), 1 skein each.

Needles Sizes 1 (2.25 mm) and 1 1/2 (2.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; tapestry needle.

Gauge 34 sts and 48 rnds = 4" in St st on smaller needles; 36 sts and 72 rnds = 4" in Check patt on larger needles.

A pretty colorwork pattern shows off the unique stitch orientation in the Solefull construction. A contrasting sole creates further interest in the Lobelia Socks.


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