Ribbing flows smoothly into twisted stitch cables, for a subtley shifting texture that creates a squishy and comfortable sock. The stitch motif eases out of the ribbing at the cuff and decreases back into the ribbing on the top of the foot, mimicking the peaks and valleys of the stitch pattern.
Gauge: 16 sts and 25 rounds per 2 inches (5 cm) square in Chart 2 motif
Finished Measurements: To fit 7-9(9-11) inch (18-23(23-28) cm) foot circumference(see notes). 7.75 inches (19.75 cm) from cuff edge to top of heel flap
Yarn Requirements: 360 (450)yds of fingering weight yarn. Shown in Chameleon Colorworks Twinkle Toes in ‘Walk the Lime’
Needle Size: Set of 5 double points in 2.50 mm (US 1.5) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Pattern Includes: charts and text translations of charts
Stitches Used: knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, Left Twist, Right Twist, slip with yarn in front and with yarn in back.
Other Details: These socks are worked from the cuff down with ribbing at the top to keep them up. The pattern changes subtly as the cuff progresses, and reverses the order of stitch motifs down the instep. The pattern includes a heel-stitch flap heel, and a wedge toe.