Ann Budd adapted this pattern from Victorian England’s Weldon’s Practical Needlework (see “A Brief History of Weldon’s Practical Needlework,” PieceWork, January/February 2006)
Designer Ann Budd
Finished Size About 4 inches (10 cm) foot circumference, 4¼ inches (11 cm) long from top of leg to base of heel, and 4¼ inches (11 cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe.
Yarn Dale of Norway Baby Ull (fingering-weight), 100% machine-washable wool yarn, 191 yards (175 m)/50 g ball, 1 ball of #5303 lavender
Needles One set of four double pointed size 1 (2.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle, stitch marker. Materials are available at yarn and needlework stores or from mail-order or online resources.
Gauge 20 sts and 26 rnds = 2 inches (5.1 cm) in basket-weave pattern stitch worked in the round.