Sizes 9 to 12
MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Sock and Sweater Yarn, 2 balls (1 oz. balls) of Beige and 2 balls of Brown for all sizes.
Clark's O.N.T. Double-pointed Plastic Sock Needles, 1 set No. 1 (2 ½ mm. size) and 1 set No. 2 (2 ¾ mm. size).
GAUGE: 10 sts make 1 inch; 11 rnds make 1 inch.
CUFF ... With Beige and No. 1 needles, cast on 80 sts loosely. Join, being careful not to twist sts, and work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 3 ½ inches. Change to No. 2 needles and work in pattern as follows: 1st rnd: Attach Brown and k 1 Brown, * k 2 Beige, k 2 Brown. Repeat from * around, ending with k 2 Beige, k 1 Brown. 2nd rnd: K 2 Beige, * k 1 Brown, k 2 Beige, k 1 Brown, k 4 Beige. Repeat from * around, ending with (k 1 Brown, k 2 Beige) twice. 3rd rnd: Knit 1 Beige, * 1 Brown, 4 Beige, 1 Brown, 2 Beige. Repeat from * around, ending with 1 Brown, 4 Beige, 1 Brown, 1 Beige. 4th and 5th rnds: Repeat 1st rnd. 6th and 7th rnds: Repeat 3rd and 2nd rnds. 8th and 9th rnds: Repeat 1st rnd. 10th and 11th rnds: Repeat 3rd and 2nd rnds. 12th and 13th rnds: Repeat 1st rnd. 14th and 15th rnds: Repeat 2nd and 3rd rnds. 16th rnd: Repeat 1st rnd. The last 16 rnds constitute pattern. Work in pattern until piece measures 10 ½ inches in all.
Divide sts for Heel as follows: With 4th needle, k 22 Beige, turn; p 42 Beige, p 2 tog (43 Beige sts on one needle). Place the remaining sts on a spare needle for Instep. Work back and forth over the 43 Beige heel sts only as follows:
HEEL ... 1st row: K 1, * sl 1, k 1. Repeat from * to end of row. 2nd row: K 1, p to last st, k 1. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until piece measures 2 ½ inches, ending with a p row (Fig. 3).
To Turn Heel: 1st row: K 25, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1, turn. 2nd row: P 9, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 3rd row: K 10, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 4th row: P 11, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. Continue working in this manner, always having 1 st more before each decrease or each sl st on each row until the row ends p 24, p 2 tog (25 sts). Then k across the 25 sts.
INSTEP . . . With a spare needle1st needlepick up and k 18 sts along edge of heel. P back and pick up and p 18 sts along other side of heel (61 sts on needle).
To Shape Instep: 1st row: K 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k to last 4 sts, k 2 tog, k 2. 2nd row: P across. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until 36 sts remain (only 1 decrease on last decrease row). Work in stockinette st (k 1 row, p 1 row) alternately over these 36 sts until piece measures 6 ½ inches for Size 9; 7 ½ inches for Size 10; 8 ½ inches for Size 11; 9 ½ inches for Size 12, or 2 ¼ inches less than desired length. Now work over the other sts in pattern until top of instep is same length as foot. Place all sts on 3 needles, having 18 sts on 1st needle, 36 sts on 2nd needle and 18 sts on 3rd needle. Now with Beige only work in rnds (k each rnd) for ½ inch.
To Shape Toe: 1st rnd: On 1st needle, k to last 3 sts, then k 2 tog, k 1; on 2nd needle, k 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k to last 3 sts, then k 2 tog, k 1; on 3rd needle, k 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k to end of rnd. 2nd rnd: K around. Repeat the last 2 rnds alternately until 24 sts remain. Weave sts together. Sew up side seams neatly.
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