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Border Socks

Sep 12, 2011
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Border Socks
Mary Jane Mucklestone

Men's socks with fair isle colorwork and contrasting toe. Wide wale ribbing hugs the ankle.

Finished Size 7½ (9, 10½ )" foot circumference and 8½ (10, 11½ )" long from back of heel to tip of toe. Foot length is adjustable. To fit men’s small (medium, large).
Socks shown in medium size.
Yarn Plymouth Yarn Alpaca Prima (100% alpaca; 363 yd [333 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #66 denim blue (MC), #3181 marled white (CC1), and #302 brown (CC2), 1 skein each.
Needles Sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm): set of five double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge 32 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in charted Fair Isle patt on larger needles; 32 sts and 36 rnds = 4" in wide wale rib on smaller needles.


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