Sylcan is worked in the round and the pattern contains written directions. Directions are for both cuff-down and toe-up. If you feel inclined to make 2 in the same direction, that’s completely acceptable, or one of each if you’re feeling particularly topsy-turvy! Sylcan features 7 sizes; XX-Small, X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, & XX-Large. You’ll also find a sock worksheet, so you know how to measure your foot to achieve a perfect fit. Sylcan has directions 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 pattern notes do contain details should you wish to use double pointed needles instead.
Skill Level Beginner
Materials List • US1.5 (2.5 mm) 32”-40” circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge. If preferred, four US1.5 (2.5 mm) double pointed needles, or size required to obtain gauge • Darning needle • Scrap Yarn • 300-500 yards fingering weight yarn (will vary depending on the length of your foot and leg)
Suggested Yarn Fibrelya – Sock Star 80% Merio 20% Nylon 405 Yards/110 Grams per skein Colorway: Samarai
Gauge 9 Stitches by 11 rows in stockinette stitch = 1” (2.5 cm) on US1.5 (2.5 mm) needles, before blocking.
Size Information - Foot measurement for a sock is taken around the ball of the foot. XX-Small (XXS): 5.3” (13.4 cm) circumference. X-Small (XS): 5.7” (14.4 cm) circumference. Small (S): 6.2” (15.7cm) circumference. Medium (M): 6.6” (16.7 cm) circumference. Large (L): 7.1” (18 cm) circumference. X-Large (XL): 7.5” (19 cm) circumference. XX-Large (XXL): 8” (20.3 cm) circumference.
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