Variation Diamond Socks Pattern

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Variation Diamond Socks Pattern

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MATERIAL:
2 balls Sock yarn 3 ply, m. c. (1 oz. ball)
1 ball Sock yarn 3 ply, 1st c. c. for diamonds (1 oz. ball)
1 ball Sock yarn 3 ply, 2nd c. c. for diagonal lines (1 oz. ball)
1 ball Sock yarn 3 ply, 3rd c. c. for small diamonds (1 oz. ball)
1 pair knitting needles each No. 1 and No. 2
1 set sock needles No. 2
1 set of yarn bobbins
2 stitch holders
1 card Nylon for heel and toe reinforcement

GAUGE: 7 sts. = 1 inch

Note:
Main color = M
1st c. c. for diamonds = L
2nd c. c. for diagonal lines = D
3rd c. c. for small diamonds = C
Wind 4 bobbins of M, 5 bobbins of L, take 8 long
strands of D, 4 long strands of C.

With M and No. 1 needles cast on 64 sts. and work in ribbing K 1, P 1 for 3 inch. Break off yarn. Change to No. 2 needles, stock, st. and pattern. Follow Chart No. 292. 1st row: Attach a strand of D, K 1 D, attach a bobbin of M, K 4 M, attach a strand of C, K 2 C, 2 M, 2 C, 4 M, attach a strand of D, K 2 D, 4 M, attach a strand of C, K 2 C, 2 M, 2 C, 4 M, attach a strand of D, K 2 D, 4 M, attach a strand of C, K 2 C, 2 M, 2 C, 4 M, attach a strand of D, K 2 D, 4 M, attach a strand of C, K 2 C, 2 M, 2 C, 4 M, attach a strand of D, K 1 D. Follow Chart No. 292 until 7th row: Attach a bobbin of L, K 1 L, 2 M, 1 D, 8 M, 1 D, 2 M, attach a bobbin of L, K 2 L, attach a bobbin of M, K 2 M, 1 D, 8 M, 1 D, 2 M, attach a bobbin of L, K 2 L, attach a bobbin of M, K 2 M, 1 D, 8 M, 1 D, 2 M, attach another bobbin of L, K 2 L, attach another bobbin of M, K 2 M, 1 D, 8 M, 1 D, 2 M, attach another bobbin of L, K 1 L. All colors are attached now. Follow chart until 58 rows are worked, ending with a P row. Attach M, K across 16 sts. and slip them to a holder. Work across next 32 sts. for instep as follows: K 1 M, 1 D, 5 M, 2 C, 5 M, 1 D, 2 M, 1 D, 5 M, 2 C, 5 M, 1 D, 1 M. Slip the rem. 16 sts. to a holder. Work over instep sts. only as shown on chart and slip the sts. to a sock needle (2nd needle). From now on follow instructions for Diamond Chevron Socks Pattern starting with Heel.


Variation Diamond Socks Pattern Chart