These basic mid-calf length socks will quickly become a staple in your handknit wardrobe. The simple pattern is suitable for any fingering weight sock yarn including solid, semi-solid, self-patterning, and variegated.
These socks feature smooth stockinette for the legs and feet, generous ribbing to prevent the socks from slipping down, a durable slip-stitch heel, and the unique Redtigerdesigns toe. The pattern includes a tutorial for working this toe, which grafts stitches from side-to-side, to create a visually pleasing and comfortable toe.
This pattern is offered at a reduced price as an educational tool and sample of the construction of Redtigerdesigns socks.
Sizing: extra-small, small, medium, large, extra-large Yarn Requirements: 350 - 550 yards (320 - 503 meters) fingering weight yarn Needles: 2.5 mm (US 1.5) needles for working small circumferences in the round Gauge: 8 stitches and 11 rounds = 1 inch in stockinette
Skills/Techniques Required: basic knitting skills working small circumferences in the round grafting using kitchener stitch