2 balls Sock yarn, 3 ply (1 oz. ball) for short socks
3 balls Sock yarn, 3 ply (1 oz. ball) for long socks
1 set sock needles each No. 1 and No. 2
1 card Nylon for reinforcement of heel and toe
GAUGE: 8 sts. = 1 inch
Note: To get a wider sock, use Sport yarn instead of Sock yarn.
Cast on 66 sts. (22-22-22) with No. 1 needles. Join, being careful not to twist sts. and work in ribbing K 1, P 1 for 2 inch. (3 inch, for long socks). Decr. 3 sts. in last round. Change to No. 2 needles and pattern K 5, P 2 until sock measures 6 inch. (11 inch, for long socks). Slip next 32 sts. on 2 needles for instep (starting with K 1, P 2 and ending with P 2, K 1). On rem. 31 sts. work heel, incr. 1 st. at beg. of needle. Attach Nylon. 1st row: * slip 1, K 1, repeat from * across row. 2nd row: P across row. Repeat these 2 rows for 28 rows. Now shape heel, right side facing you slip 1, K 16, K 2 tog., K 1, turn, slip 1, P 3, P 2 tog., P 1, turn, slip 1, It 4, 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. Continue this way always working 1 more st, in 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. Work across all instep sts. in pattern (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 1st 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 p.s.s.o. K to end.
2nd round: K around.
Repeat these 2 rounds until 64 sts. are left in round. Discontinue pattern and K all around until foot measures from tip of heel 8½ inch, for size 10½; 9 inch, for size 11, or 2 inch, less than desired length when finished. Now start toe decrease: Attach Nylon. 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. Steam lightly.
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