Mr.Lockwood is inspired by the movie Singing in the Rain and is part of the Night at the Movies sock club.
Gene Kelly’s character Don Lockwood’s iconic dance in the rain brings me so much joy. How that man can move his feet is beyond me! I could watch Gene Kelly dance forever.
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Mr.Lockwood – Worked in the round, Mr.Lockwood contains both cuff-down and toe-up written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. The pattern has instructions for an afterthought heel, but you may substitute whatever heel you enjoy using.
The pattern is written for the magic loop method for knitting socks; however, the design could be worked on double-pointed needles or mini-circulars instead should you prefer.
(Measured around the ball of the foot.)
7.5 [8, 8.5, 9]” / 19 [20.5, 21.5, 23] cm circumference. The sample shown was knit using the toe-up version of this pattern on 60-sts.
US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge.
300-500 yds / 274-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)
Knitpicks – Felici 75% SW Merino 25% Nylon 218 yds (199 m) / 1.7 oz (50 g) Color: Stone Harbor
9 stitches by 11 rounds in stockinette = 1” / 2.5 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished socks.
LOW-VISIBILITY & SCREEN READER FORMAT
A low-visibility and a screen-reader accessible version of this pattern are available for the pattern’s English version. The low-visibility format is 24pt print in Arial, black font, no italics, and contains written directions (there are no charts to work from). The screen reader format has all the items mentioned above, contains no abbreviations, and accessibility checked by read-aloud function on both a Windows PC and Android device.
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