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Santa's Little Helpers
Santa's Little Helpers
Santa's Little Helpers
Santa's Little Helpers
Santa's Little Helpers
Santa's Little Helpers

Santa's Little Helpers

$5.00 USD



Holiday traditions are fantastic and something I hold near to my heart! Ever since I was a little girl, every Christmas eve, I’ve watched Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Christmas wasn’t here until I watched this 1964 classic narrated by Burl Ives. A reason I feel so attached to this movie is due to the island of misfit toys and the underdog (Rudolph), finally being seen as someone beautiful and accepted. I’m a misfit, so I relate wholeheartedly to the tale!

Cozy up, grab some apple cider, get your Rudolph on, and knit yourself some of these cable and eyelet adorned socks!

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PATTERN INFO

Santa’s Little Helpers – Worked in the round, Santa’s Little Helpers 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.

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

(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 64-sts.

SUGGESTED NEEDLES

US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge.

NOTIONS

Tapestry needle, cable needle, scrap yarn, stitch markers

YARN REQUIREMENTS

300-500 yds / 274-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)

SUGGESTED YARN

Turtlepurl Yarns – Striped Turtle Toes
75% SW Merino 25% Nylon
450 yds (411 m) / 3.5 oz (100 g)
Color: Sugar Plum Waltz

GAUGE

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.


WHOLESALE PRINTS

rhyFlower Knits patterns are available in print via our wholesale distributor Deep South Fibers.


PATTERN SUPPORT

For pattern support for this design, please email melinda@rhyflowerknits.com