Art Deco Argyle Stockings

Nov 17, 2010
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A modern twist on the classic argyle socks, these knee socks feature an off-set argyle pattern. The leg is worked flat, using intarsia to make the argyle design, then the piece is joined in the round for the heel flap and foot.

Designer Lisa D. Jacobs
Finished Size 11¼ (12¼, 13¼)" circumference above knee, 19¾ (20¼, 20¾)" long from top of cuff to bottom of heel flap, 8 (8½, 9)" foot circumference, and 8¼ (8½, 8¾)" long from back of heel to tip of toe. Foot length is adjustable. To fit woman’s U.S. shoe size 7 (8½, 10). Stocking shown in middle size.
Yarn Shibui Knits Sock (100% superwash merino; 191 yd [175 m]/50 g): #402 sand (MC), 3 (4, 5) skeins; #021 lily (orange; CC1), #1900 finch (yellow; CC2), and #220 peony (magenta; CC3), 1 skein each.
Needles Ribbing—size 1 (2.25 mm). Stocking—size 2 (2.75 mm): straight and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.
Gauge 32 sts and 43 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles.


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