Clock Socks Pattern

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Clock Socks Pattern

All sizes

MATERIAL:
3 balls Sock yarn 3 ply, (1 oz. ball)
Small amount of c. c. for embroidering clock design
1 set sock needles each No. 1 and No. 2
1 card Nylon for heel and toe reinforcement

GAUGE: 7 sts. = 1 inch

Cast on 68 sts. with No. 1 needles. Join and work in ribbing K 2, P 2 for 2½ inch. Change to No. 2 needles and K around until sock measures 8 inch. Slip 34 sts. to one needle for heel and divide the rem. 34 sts. on 2 needles for instep. Work over heel needle only. Attach nylon. 1st row: * Slip 1, K 1, repeat from * across row. 2nd row: P across row. Repeat these 2 rows for 28 rows. Shape heel as follows: (right side facing you): Slip 1, K 17, K 2 tog., K 1, turn. Slip 1, P 5, P 2 tog., P 1, turn. Slip 1, K 6, K 2 tog., K 1, turn. Slip 1, P 7, P 2 tog., P 1, turn. Slip 1, K 8, K 2 tog., K 1, turn. Slip 1, P 9, P 2 tog., P 1, turn. Continue this way always working 1 more st. on each row until 18 sts. are left on heel needle. Cut off nylon. With another needle (1st needle) pick up and K 14 sts. along one side of heel. K across all instep sts. (2nd needle). With another needle (3rd needle), pick up and K 14 sts. along other side of heel and K half of heel sts. to same needle. Slip the rem. heel sts. to first needle, end at center of sole. Decr, for instep as follows: 1st round: on 1st needle K to within 3 sts., K 2 tog., K 1. K across instep sts. On 3rd needle, K 1, slip 1, K 1, and pull the slipped st. over the K st. K to end. 2nd round: K around. Repeat these 2 rounds until there are 68 sts. left in round. Work even until foot measures from tip of heel 8½ inch, for size 10½; 9 inch, for size 11; 9½ inch, for size 11½; 10 inch, for size 12; 10½ inch, for size 12½, or 2 inch, less than desired length when finished. Attach nylon again. Now start toe decrease: 1st round: K around. 2nd round: On 1st needle, K to within 2 sts., K 2 tog. On 2nd needle: K 2 tog. K to within 2 sts., K 2 tog. On 3rd needle: K 2 tog., K to end. Repeat these 2 rounds until 20 sts. are left in round. Weave sts. tog.

FINISHING:
With contrasting color work clock design in duplicate st. as shown on Chart No. 294 on both sides of each sock.


Clock Socks Pattern Chart