Ankle socks are the best things to wear with sneakers and they will keep your toes warm and cozy all year round. Modern Heirloom Cable Socks idea was born when I came out to knit for Worldwide Knit in Public Day and I felt that special connection between our modern world and an old craft. This knitting pattern is in PDF format with Instant Download. It includes row-by-row instructions, abbreviations, special stitches, knitting charts, and photos.
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SKILLS: Knit, purl, cable knitting, k2tog & ssk decreases, kfb increase, knitting in the round using Magic Loop method or DPNs, German short rows, grafting / Kitchener stitch.
GAUGE: 27 sts X 40 rnds = 4” X 4” (10 cm X 10 cm) in stocking stitch after blocking.
NEEDLES: Set of 5 DPNs — 3.25 mm (US 3) or size required to obtain the gauge. You can also use circular needles, at least 32” (80 cm) long.
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