Men's Classic Rib Socks | No. K108

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Sizes 9 to 12

MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Sock and Sweater Yarn, 3 balls (1 oz. balls) for Sizes 9 and 10; 4 balls for Sizes 11 and 12.

Clark's O.N.T. Double-pointed Plastic Sock Needles, 1 set No. 1 (2 ½ mm. size) and 1 set No. 2 (2 ¾ mm. size).

GAUGE: 10 rnds make 1 inch.

CUFF . . . With No. 1 needles, cast on 72 sts loosely. Divide sts on 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts. Work in ribbing of k 1, p 1 for 3 ½ inches, decreasing to 66 sts on last rnd. Change to No. 2 needles and work in ribbing of k 3, p 3 until piece measures 11 inches in all.

Divide sts for Heel as follows: With 4th needle, work in ribbing across first 10 sts, then p 2 tog twice (12 sts on 4th needle). Slip 20 sts from 3rd needle onto other end of 4th needle (there are 32 heel 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).

Starting at To Turn Heel, see Completion of Classic Socks.

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