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Algonquin Socks

Nov 13, 2009
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Intermediate colorwork socks that can be knit for a woman or a child.

Designer Gayle Bunn
Finished Size About 7½ (9)" foot circumference and 7¾ (9¼)" foot length. To fit a child (woman).
Yarn Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport Weight (100% wool; 184 yd [168 m]/50 g; Sportweight #2 Fine): 1 ball each of 8 colors. Child’s version shown in #N04 blue knight (navy; MC), #N80 mountain purple (A), #N30 Nordic blue (medium blue), #109 spring green, #N17 French clay (orange), #N46 red fox, #308 sunburst gold, and #200 Bordeaux (burgundy). Adult version shown in #N46 red fox (MC), #308 sunburst gold (A), #N17 French clay (orange), #200 Bordeaux (burgundy), #N30 Nordic blue (medium blue), #N80 mountain purple, #109 spring green, and #N04 blue knight (navy). Note: 1 ball of each color is sufficient to make both pairs of socks shown.
Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Marker (m);
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 25 stitches and 30 rounds = 4" in St st charted patterns, worked in the round.


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bbryanpe wrote
on Nov 20, 2009 10:38 AM

What pattern did you use?  Very nice.