Sizes 9 to 12
MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Sock and Sweater Yarn, 2 balls (1 oz. balls) of Brown and 2 balls of White for all sizes.
Clark's O.N.T. Plastic Knitting Pins, 1 pair No. 2 (2 ¾ mm. size). Clark's O.N.T. Double-pointed Plastic Sock Needles, 1 set No. 2 (2 ¾ mm. size).
GAUGE: 8 sts make 1 inch; 10 rnds make 1 inch.
CUFF . . . With Brown and straight pins, cast on 72 sts loosely. Divide sts among 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts. Work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 3 ½ inches, decreasing 8 sts evenly on last rnd (64 sts).
Now work in stripe pattern as follows: 1st, 2nd and 3rd rnds: With Brown, k around. 4th rnd: Attach White and k 1 rnd. 5th, 6th and 7th rnds: With Brown k around. 8th, 9th and 10th rnds: With White, k around. 11th rnd: With Brown, k around. 12th, 13th and 14th rnds: With White, k around.
The last 14 rnds constitute the pattern. Work in pattern until piece measures 11 inches, ending with the 14th rnd. Break off White and k 1 rnd of Brown.
Divide sts for Heel as follows: With 4th needle, k across 16 sts on 1st needle; slip 16 sts from 3rd needle onto other end of 4th needle (there are 32 sts on 4th needle). Divide remaining sts on 2 needles for Instep.
Work back and forth over the heel sts only as follows:
HEEL . . . 1st row: Sl 1, p across. 2nd row: * Sl 1, k 1. Repeat from * across. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until piece measures 2 ¼ inches, ending with a p row (Fig. 3).
To Turn Heel: 1st row: K 17, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 2nd row: Sl 1, p 3, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 3rd row: Sl 1, k 4, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 4th row: Sl 1, p 5, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 5th row: Sl 1, k 6, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 6th row: Sl 1, p 7, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 7th row: Sl 1, k 8, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 8th row: Sl 1, p 9, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 9th row: Sl 1, k 10, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 10th row: Sl 1, p 11, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 11th row: Sl 1, k 12, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 12th row: Sl 1, p 13, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 13th row: Sl 1, k 14, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 14th row: Sl 1, p 15, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 15th row: K across (18 sts).
With spare needle pick up and k 16 sts along side of heel. Turn. P across 25 sts, keeping them on one needle; with another needle p 9 sts, then pick up and p 16 sts along other side of heel. Turn.
To Shape Instep: Work back and forth over these 50 sts as follows: 1st row: K 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k to last 3 sts of 2nd needle, then k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 2nd row: P across. Turn. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until 32 sts remain (16 sts on each needle), ending with a p row. Drop heel piece and work over Instep sts in Stripe pattern until piece is same length as sole piece. Then place work on 3 needles again, having 16 sts on 1st and 3rd needles and 32 sts on 2nd needle. Continue in Stripe pattern as before until piece measures 2 ¼ inches less than length desired. Break off White and work 1 rnd of Brown.
To Shape Toe: 1st rnd: K to last 3 sts on 1st needle, then k 2 tog, k 1; on 2nd needle, k 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k across to last 3 sts, 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 30 sts remain on rnd. Weave sts together. Sew side seams.
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