Sport Socks Pattern

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Sport Socks Pattern

MATERIAL:
1 skein Knitting Worsted, m. c. (4 oz. skein)
1 skein Knitting Worsted, c. c. (2 oz. skein)
1 set sock needles No. 4

GAUGE: 5 sts. = 1 inch

With c. c. and No. 4 needles cast on 54 sts., join and K for 8 rounds. Next round: fold piece in half and K each st. tog. with corresponding st. of first round (to make a hem). Change to m. c. and K 2 rounds, follow Chart No. 301 for Fair Isle design. After completing de­sign, K 2 rounds m. c., 2 rounds c. c. Turn cuff inside out (wrong side of cuff is right side of sock). K 2 more rounds c. c. Break c. c. Attach m. c. decr. 2 sts. at even intervals across round and work even for 4½ inch. Slip next 26 sts. on to one needle for heel, and divide the rem. 26 sts. on two needles for instep. Now work over heel needle only. 1st row: * slip 1, K 1, repeat from * all across row. 2nd row: P across row. Repeat these 2 rows for 18 rows. Now start to shape heel: (right side facing you) Slip 1, K 14, 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. Continue this way always working 1 st. more on each row until 14 sts. are left on needle. With another needle (1st needle), pick up and K 9 sts. along one side of heel. K across 26 instep sts. (2nd needle). With another needle (3rd needle), pick up and K 9 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 first 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. the K st. K to end. 2nd round: K around. Repeat these 2 rounds until there are 52 sts. left in round. Work even until foot measures from tip of heel 8½ inch, for size 10½, or 2 inch, less than de­sired length when finished. Now start toe decrease: 1st round: K around. 2nd round: On first 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 12 sts. are left. Weave sts. tog. Steam lightly.


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