These top-down socks feature a texture pattern that shifts and spirals around the leg. The socks are mirror-images of each other. A basic short-row heel with slipped stitch flap, untraditional gusset, and shaped toe with Kitchener graft make these a classic knit.
Designer Amy Palmer
Finished Size 8½" foot circumference and 9¼" long from back of heel to tip of toe, to fit U.S. women’s shoe size 8. Length of foot is adjustable.
Yarn ShibuiKnits Sock (100% superwash merino; 191 yd [175 m]/50 g): #S7495 wasabi, 2 skeins.
Needles Size 1½ (2.5 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Size 2 (2.75 mm): 40" circular (cir; see Notes). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook;
• smooth, contrasting waste yarn for CO;
• markers (m);
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 15 sts and 22 rnds = 2" in St st on larger needles.