Such a tiny little cluster of locking cables balanced out with some eyelets. Emerson takes you through a delightful little sock knitting journey that plays well with stripes, lightly speckled yarn, solids, and semi-solids. The choice is yours!
Worked in the round, Emerson contains written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. Instructions are for both cuff-down and toe-up. If you feel inclined to make 2 in the same direction, that’s completely acceptable, or one of each if you’re feeling particularly topsy-turvy! Emerson features 4 sizes. You’ll also find a sock worksheet, so you know how to measure your foot to achieve a perfect fit. Emerson has directions for an afterthought heel, but you may substitute whatever heel you enjoy using.
The pattern is written for the magic loop method for knitting socks; however, the pattern notes do contain details should you wish to use double pointed needles instead.
• US1 (2.25 mm) 32”-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge. If preferred, four US1 (2.25 mm) double-pointed needles, or size required to obtain gauge
• Tapestry needle
• Cable needle
• Scrap yarn
• Stitch marker (optional)
• 300-500 yds (275-458 m) fingering weight yarn (will vary depending on the length of your foot and leg)
Turtlepurl Yarns – Striped Turtle Toes
75% SW Merino 25% Nylon
450 yds (411 m)/ 3.5 oz (400 g)
9 stitches by 11 rounds in stockinette stitch = 1”/2.5 cm on US1 (2.25 mm) needles, after blocking.
6.6 (7.1, 7.6, 8.1)”/ 16.7 (18, 19.3, 20.5) cm circumference.
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