10 to 11 ½ (length, 10 ½ inches).
Three-ply fingering yarn: 3 ounces gray and 1 ounce yellow.
Knitting needles: 1 pair No. 1; 1 set (4) double-pointed needles, No. 1.
9 stitches = 1 inch.
With gray and single-pointed needles, cast on 80 stitches. Work in ribbing of knit 1, purl 1 for 3 inches. Wind seven 15 inch lengths of yellow. Carrying gray throughout entire sock, work in pattern as follows: 1st row: Knit 5, * purl 1; to twist next 3 stitches, slip first stitch on left-hand needle on a toothpick and leave in front of work, knit next 2 stitches, then knit stitch off toothpick, purl 1, knit 8. Repeat from * across, ending with purl 1, twist 3, purl 1, knit 5. 2nd row: Purl 5, * knit 1, purl 3, knit 1, purl 5. Repeat from * across, ending with knit 1, purl 3, knit 1, purl 5. Repeat last 2 rows twice more. 7th row: Attach a short length of yellow, knit 3 yellow; with gray knit 2, * purl 1, twist 3, purl 1, knit 2, attach another short length of yellow, knit 4 yellow, knit 2 gray. Repeat from * across, ending with gray purl 1, twist 3, purl 1, knit 2, attach another short length of yellow, knit 3 yellow. 8th row: Purl 3 yellow, with gray purl 2, * knit 1, purl 3, knit 1, purl 2, purl 4 yellow, purl 2 gray. Repeat from * across, ending with gray knit 1, purl 3, knit 1, purl 2, purl 3 yellow. Repeat last 2 rows once. Repeat last 10 rows 5 times more. Break off gray. Next row: Slip first 20 stitches on a stitch holder, rejoin gray and work in pattern across next 40 stitches, turn. Place remaining 20 stitches on another stitch holder.
Continue in pattern on center 40 stitches for 39 more rows, working knit 2 (or purl 2) at beginning and end of rows instead of twist 3. Break off yarns and slip stitches on a stitch holder.
FOR HEEL, FOOT AND TOE
Follow direction in Box on pattern book page.
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