Man's Little Fish Socks

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10 to 11 ½ (length, 11 ½ inches).


Three-ply fingering yarn: 3 ounces beige, 1 ounce each blue and green.
Knitting needles: 1 pair No. 1; 1 set (4) double-pointed needles, No. 1.


9 stitches = 1 inch.

With beige yarn and single-pointed needles, cast on 80 stitches. Work in ribbing of knit 1, purl 1 for 3 inches. Knit 1 row, purl 1 row. Work in pattern as follows. 1st row: Knit 4 beige, attach blue, * knit 4 blue, knit 9 beige. Repeat from * across, ending with knit 4 blue, knit 7 beige. 2nd row: Purl 4 beige, * purl 3 blue, purl 4 beige, purl 3 blue, purl 3 beige. Repeat from * to within last 11 stitches, purl 3 blue, purl 4 beige, purl 4 blue.

Starting with 3rd row, and breaking off and adding colors as necessary, follow chart until 20th row has been completed. Repeat these 20 rows twice more. Break off yarns. Next row: Slip first 20 stitches on a stitch holder, rejoin beige and blue and work in pattern across next 40 stitches from A to B on 13th row of chart, turn. Place remaining 20 stitches on another stitch holder.


Continue in pattern on center 40 stitches until 20th row of chart has been completed, then repeat 13th through 20th rows, between A and B, 4 times more. Break off yarns and slip stitches on a stitch holder.


Follow directions in Box on pattern book page.

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