Ever fallen for a skein of hand-painted yarn? How best should you exploit every colour?
These socks are begun with a soft faced cuff with a decorative i-cord inspired detail. This leads into the leg pattern with cabled elongated stitches to highlight the colours in the yarn. A 70% garter stitch short row heel is used (with smaller needles for added durability) and then the leg stitch pattern is reversed with a condensed stitch pattern for the sole, adding strength, warmth and maintaining equal row height with the instep pattern. Finished with a cozy garter stitch toe to coordinate with the heel.
Designer: Lucy Neatby
Size: Adult Small, Medium, Large
Skill Level: Intermediate
Techniques Used: provisional crochet cast-on, garter stitch short row heel, garter stitch heel
This is a digital pattern for download. No physical copy will be shipped.