Sizes 9 to 12
MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Sock and Sweater Yarn, 2 balls (1 oz. balls) for Sizes 9 and 10; 3 balls for Sizes 11 and 12.
Clark's O.N.T. Plastic Knitting Pins, 1 pair No. 2 (2 ¾ mm. size).
GAUGE: (Stockinette st) 8 sts make 1 inch; 11 rows make 1 inch.
HEEL . . . Starting at top of heel, cast on 30 sts. Work in stockinette st (k 1 row, p 1 row) for 2 inches, ending with a p row.
To Turn Heel: 1st row: K 17, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 2nd row: Sl 1, p 5, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 3rd row: Sl 1, k 6, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 4th row: Sl 1, p 7, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 5th row: Sl 1, k 8, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 6th row: Sl 1, p 9, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 7th row: Sl 1, k 10, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 8th row: Sl 1, p 11, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 9th row: Sl 1, k 12, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 10th row: Sl 1, p 13, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 11th row: Sl 1, k 14, k 2 tog, k 1. Turn. 12th row: Sl 1, p 15, p 2 tog, p 1 (18 sts remain on heel needle). 13th row: K across, then pick up 18 sts along one side of heel to last row, turn and p back, picking up and purling 18 sts down other side of heel to last row.
To Shape Instep: 1st row: K across. 2nd row: P across. 3rd row: K 2, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k to last 4 sts, then k 2 tog, k 2. 4th row: P across. Repeat 3rd and 4th rows alternately until 30 sts remain. Work without decreasing until foot measures from back of heel7 inches for Size 9; 8 inches for Size 10; 9 inches for Size 11 and 10 inches for Size 12, or about 2 inches less than length desired, ending with a p row.
To Shape Toe: 1st row: K 1, k 2 tog, k to last 3 sts, then k 2 tog, k 1. 2nd row: P across. Repeat the last 2 rows until 12 sts remain, ending with a p row. Next row: K 1, inc 1 st in next st, k to last 2 sts, inc 1 st in next st, k 1. Following row: P across. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until there are 30 sts on needle, ending with a p row.
TOP OF FOOT ... 1st row: P 1, * O, p 2 tog. Repeat from * across. Repeat the 1st row until piece reaches top of Heel. Cast on 16 sts at beginning of next 2 rows. Then work 3 inches of lace pattern as before over all sts (62 sts). Now work in ribbing of k 1, p 1 for 4 inches. Bind off loosely in ribbing.
Press pieces. Then sew up leg and foot seams.
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