This intricate sock pattern provides a rewarding challenge for the experienced knitter. The recommended yarn provides excellent stitch definition. The resulting sock makes for an impressive display of delicate cables. The pattern includes detailed instructions and cable charts. These socks are worked from the top down.
Yarn Requirements: 370 yards (338 meters) fingering weight yarn
Needles: 2.5 mm (US 1.5), 3.0 mm (US 2.5) and 3.25 mm (US 3) double point needles; small cable needle
Gauge: 7 stitches and 9 rounds = 1 inch in stockinette on 3.25 mm needles
basic sock knitting skills
following charted stitch patterns
complex cables and twisted stitches
grafting using kitchener stitch