Monday, June 2, 2008

16 Shazam Socks

Finally, finally, finally, I remembered both camera and socks when both photographer and attractive scenery were available!

And here they are:

These spring-y, lacy socks are knit from the toe up, with a reverse flap heel and a picot hem at the cuff. The lace pattern is number 16 from Knitting Lace: A Workshop with Patterns and Projects, by Susanna E. Lewis, and the heel technique is adapted from New Pathways for Socks Knitters, by Cat Bordhi.

Difficulty: Intermediate

Size: To fit an average woman’s foot

Finished Measurements:
Circumference: 7.5 inches (unstretched)
Length: adjustable

About 400 yards fine fingering weight yarn. Sample knit from less than 1 skein Brooklyn Handspun Signature Yarn (100% superwash wool; 480 yds/4 oz. skein)

Set of US size 1/2.25 mm double pointed needles
Darning needle
Stitch markers

Gauge: 36 sts/52 rows: 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Price: $4.00 for a color pdf.