Traveler’s Socks

Sock Knitting PatternThe Traveler’s Socks by Josie Mercier are featured in Interweave Knits Holiday 2016 and can be purchased with the magazine or as an individual pattern.

One of the best things about knitted socks is that they let you be adventurous with color. Brighten up your toes with a pop of color or go subdued; either way, the stunning cables on the Traveler’s Socks will attract the eye.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 6¾ (7¼, 9)” foot circumference and 9¼ (9½, 10)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7¼”.

Yarn Done Roving Yarns Frolicking Feet (100% domestic superwash merino wool; 480 yd [439 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #46 raspberry, 1 (1, 2) skein(s) (see Notes).

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 32 sts and 52 rnds = 4″ in St st; 36 sts of Trellis Cable chart = 2½” wide.

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About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.