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Home : Patterns : Limelight Stirrup Socks
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Limelight Stirrup Socks

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 90636AD
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: Medium
Woman's Medium
Finished Circumference 8 in. (20.5 cm)
Finished Length 11 1/2 in. (29 cm)
Socks are meant to fit with negative ease (sock circumference should be less than body measurement) for a snug fit.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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These stunning fair isle stirrup socks will keep your legs warm while you stay fashionable.
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  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
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  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
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Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 8   $ 5.95  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $ 2.45  for heel slit trim only
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Limelight Stirrup Socks

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

22 sts + 27 rnds = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

PATTERN STITCH
K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd (multiple of 4 sts)
Rnd 1:
*K2, p2, rep from * around.
Rep Rnd 1 for K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd.

NOTES:

1. Socks are worked in the rnd, read every rnd of Chart from right to left.
2. When following Chart, carry color not in use across wrong side of work.
3. Crochet hook is used for single crochet trim around heel slit. If desired, you may embroider Blanket st around heel slit instead of working crochet trim.


SOCK (make 2)
Beg at lower edge of Sock, with B, cast on 44 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles. Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd until piece measures about 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg.
Change to St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd).
Next Rnd: Beg with Rnd 1 of Chart, work 4-st rep of Chart around.
Continuing in St st and Chart as established, work Chart Rnds 1-15.
Shape Heel Slit
Next Rnd (Chart Rnd 16):
With A, k20, bind off next 20 sts, k to end.
Next Rnd (Chart Rnd 1): With B, k20, cast on 20 sts over bound-off sts of Rnd 16, k to end.
Continue in St st and Chart as established, until Chart Rnds 1-16 have been worked 3 more times.
With B, work in K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd for 1 in. (2.5 cm). Bind off loosely.

FINISHING
From right side, with crochet hook, join B with a slip stitch anywhere along edge of heel slit. Work single crochet evenly spaced around edge of slit. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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Limelight Stirrup Socks Reviewed by Leslie Blair Gallagher on 2010-12-22 ****
Great little pattern, easy to knit and so useful for the gap between slippers and pajamas. Already cast on for the second pair.


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