Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Diamond Rib Socks Pattern

Learn to knit 2 socks at a time on 2 circular needles. No more Second Sock Syndrome! These socks feature a ribbed cuff, textured leg and instep, heel flap and turned heel, and star toe.
The hardest part of knitting 2 socks on 2 circs is getting started. The first few rounds feel like wrestling with an octopus. Take heart. This pattern includes a photo tutorial to work through the cast on to get the socks established. Then sail through to the finish because when you’re done, you’re DONE! No second sock to knit.

Finished Sizes: foot circumference unstretched 6” (s), 7” (m), 8” (l), 9” (xl) These socks are designed with 1” – 2” negative ease.
Yarn: Malabrigo Sock (100% merino wool, 3.5 oz, 440 yds) Boticelli Red, 1 skein.
Needles: 2 16” US size 0 circular needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: tapestry needle, 2 stitch holders or safety pins
Gauge: 40 sts per 4”.

Price: $4.00