Women's Argyle Anklets | No. K117

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MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Sock and Sweater Yarn, 2 balls (1 oz. balls) of Navy for Sizes 8 and 9; and 3 balls for Sizes 10 and 11; and 1 ball each of Cardinal Red and White for each size.

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. 3 (3 mm. size).

GAUGE: 7 ½ sts make 1 inch; 10 rows make 1 inch.

CUFF . . . With Navy and No. 2 knitting pins cast on 64 sts loosely. Work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 2 ½ inches, decreasing on last row to 62 sts.

Note: When changing from one color to another, always twist the unused color around the other to prevent making holes.

Change to No. 3 needles and follow chart until 29 rows are completed.

First Half of Heel: Attach another ball of Navy and with double yarn p across 16 sts. Turn. Work over this set of sts only as follows: 1st row: * Sl 1, k 1. Repeat from * across. 2nd row: P across. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until heel measures 2 ¼ inches, ending with 1st row.

To Turn First Half of Heel: 1st row: P 1, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 2nd row: Sl 1 st as if to p, k 2. Turn. 3rd row: P 2, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 4th row: Sl 1 st as if to p, k 3. Turn. 5th row: P 3, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 6th row: Sl 1 st as if to p, k 4. Turn. 7th row: P 4, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 8th row: Sl 1 st as if to p, k 5. Turn. 9th row: P 5, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 10th row: Sl 1 st as if to p, k 6. Turn. 11th row: P 6, p 2 tog, p 1. Turn. 12th row: Sl 1 st as if to p, k 7. Turn. 13th row: P 7, p 2 tog, p 1. Break off Navy.

Attach a ball of Navy at base of this half of heel and p across, following chart.

Second Half of Heel: Attach another ball of Navy and with double yarn (k 1, sl 1) 8 times; turn. Work over this set of sts to correspond with First Half of Heel until heel measures 2 ¼ inches, ending with a p row.

To Turn Second Half of Heel: 1st row: K 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 2nd row: Sl 1, p 2. Turn. 3rd row: K 2, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 4th row: Sl 1, p 3. Turn. 5th row: K 3, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 6th row: Sl 1, p 4. Turn. 7th row: K 4, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 8th row: Sl 1, p 5. Turn. 9th row: K 5, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 10th row: Sl 1, p 6. Turn. 11th row: K 6, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 12th row: Sl 1, p 7. Turn. 13th row: K 7, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k 1. Turn. 14th row: K across 9 sts. Break off extra ball of Navy.

INSTEP . . . With Navy pick up and k 14 sts down side of heel (Fig. 7), page 15. Place a marker on right hand needle. Follow chart across to other half of heel. Place another marker on right hand needle. Pick up and k 14 sts along other side of heel and k 9 heel sts.

To Shape Instep: 1st row: P across to marker, transfer marker; follow chart across to next marker; transfer marker and p to end of row. 2nd row: K to 3 sts before marker, then sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., transfer marker and follow chart across to next marker; transfer marker, then k 1, k 2 tog. k to end of row. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until there are 15 sts on the outside of each marker. Work without decreasing until the top of chart is reached.

To Complete Foot: With Navy only, work as follows: 1st rnd: With double-pointed needle k to marker; remove marker—this is 1st needle—with 2nd needle k across Instep sts, remove marker; with 3rd needle k to end. Join and work in rnds (k each rnd) until foot measures 2 inches less than desired length from back of heel.

To Shape Toe: 1st rnd: On 1st needle, k across to last 3 sts, k 2 tog, k 1; on 2nd needle, k 1, sl 1, k 1, p.s.s.o., k to 3 sts from end, 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 until 16 sts remain on rnd. Weave sts together. Sew up back seam neatly, matching colors.

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