Alpha Stockings

Nov 17, 2010
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These knee socks are great for anyone who wants to practice cable knitting. Beginning from the toe-up, the gusset stitches flow into the sole of the foot, while the heel flap pattern adds to the cables up the back of the leg.

Designer Jenna Hurry
Finished Size 6¼" foot circumference, unstretched, 10" circumference at top of leg, and 9¼" long from back of heel to tip of toe; will stretch to 8½" foot circumference. Foot length is adjustable. To fit woman’s U.S. shoe size 8½.
Yarn Regia Tweed 4-fädig/4-ply (70% wool, 25% nylon, 5% rayon; 219 yd [200 m]/50 g): #90 gray, 3 balls.
Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Size 1 (2.25 mm): set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn), or 32" circular (cir) (for magic-loop method), or 2 cir needles (for 2 cir needles method). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; spare needle 2 sizes larger than working needle for BO.
Gauge 16 sts and 20 rnds = 2" in St st.


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