Travelling Leaf Socks
2 skeins sock yarn
Set of 4 Size 0 dpn's [or size needed to achieve gauge].
GAUGE: 10 stitches per inch
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced
SIZE: Medium Adult
Rnd 1 and all odd: K
Rnd 2 and 4: k1, yo, k3, k2tog, k1, ssk, k3, yo.
Rnd 6 and 8: k1, ssk, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, k2tog.
CO 72 sts. Work in k2, p2 rib for 2-2 1/2". Begin pattern, and work until 1" short of desired length. Then k in st st for 1".
K 18, turn. Sl 1, p 35, turn. Work back and forth on these 36 sts, slipping first st of each row, for 1 1/2-2" or desired length of heel flap. End ready to work a WS row.
Rw 1: Sl 1, p 21, p2tog, t.
Rw 2: Sl 1, k 8, k2tog, t.
Rw 3: Sl 1, p 8, p2tog, t.
Repeat the last 2 rws until all sts are used (10 sts remain).
P/u and k 15 sts on side of heel flap. K across instep. P/u and k 15 sts on opposite side of heel flap, plus 5 heel sts. K 2 rnds even. Then work gussets:
Rnd 1: Ndl 1: k to last 4 sts, k2 tog, k2. Ndl 2: K. Ndl 3: K2, ssk, k to end. K 1 rnd even. Repeat these 2 rnds until 72 sts remain. Then work even on all sts until 2" short of desired length.
Rnd 1: Ndl 1: K to last 4, k2tog, k2. Ndl 2: K2, ssk, k to last 4, k2tog, k2. Ndl 3: K2, ssk, k to end. K 1 rnd. Repeat these 2 rnds until 60 sts remain, then work dec rnd only until 16 sts remain. Weave toe.
Copyright ©: Megan Humphrey - 2003
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