10 to 11 ½ (length, 10 ½ inches).
Three-ply fingering yarn: 2 ounces black and 2 ounces blue.
Knitting needles: 1 pair No. 1; 1 set (4) double-pointed needles, No. 1.
9 stitches = 1 inch.
With blue yarn and single-pointed needles, cast on 80 stitches. Work in ribbing of knit 1, purl 1 for 3 inches. Break off blue, attach black. Work in pattern as follows: 1st row: * With black purl 1, (slip next 2 stitches on a toothpick and leave in front of work, knit next 2 stitches, knit the 2 stitches off toothpick) twice; purl 1. Repeat from * once more. Drop black, attach blue, with blue knit 40 stitches, drop blue, attach another ball of black, with black work in cable pattern over remaining 20 stitches as for first 20 stitches on row. 2nd row: * With black knit 1, purl 8, knit 1. Repeat from * once. With blue purl 40 stitches, with black work in pattern as for first 20 stitches. 3rd row: * With black purl 1, knit 2, slip next 2 stitches on a toothpick and leave in front of work, knit next 2 stitches, knit the 2 stitches off toothpick, knit 2, purl 1. Repeat from * once more. With blue knit 40 stitches, with black work in pattern as for first 20 stitches. 4th row: Repeat 2nd row. Repeat last 4 rows until sock measures 8 inches from beginning, ending with a 4th pattern row. Break off black. Next row: Slip first 20 stitches on a stitch holder, with blue knit across next 40 stitches, turn. Place remaining 20 stitches on another stitch holder.
Continue in stockinette stitch (purl 1 row, knit 1 row) on center 40 stitches for 5 inches, ending with a purl row. Break off blue and slip stitches on a stitch holder.
FOR HEEL, FOOT AND TOE
Follow direction in Box on pattern book page.
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