These casual and densely cabled socks were inspired by the rugged rock of the Canadian Shield. The combination of simple and embedded cables is easily mastered by knitters with some cable experience. The pattern includes detailed instructions and cable charts. These socks are worked from the top down.
Yarn Requirements: 350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 meters) fingering weight yarn Needles: 2.5 mm (US 1.5) and 2.75 mm (US 2) double point needles; small cable needle Gauge: 7 stitches and 9 rounds = 1 inch in stockinette on 2.75 mm (US 2) needles
Skills/Techniques Required: basic sock knitting skills following charted stitch patterns cables grafting using kitchener stitch