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chrysalism / Jocelyn Regina

Jocelyn dreamed up these cozy Owl socks for loafing around a fire or wood stove, slipping down in the morning for the first hot beverage of the day. The main moss stitch pattern is accented with cables that run alongside the foot all the way to the toe shaping. These socks are knitted from the top of the leg down to the toe with a square heel.

specifications

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

7¼ (8, 8¾)" [18.5 (20.5, 22) cm] foot circumference and 9½" [24 cm] leg length; foot length is adjustable; shown in size 8" [20.5 cm] foot circumference with a 9" [23 cm] foot length to fit women's US size 9 [39-40 EUR] shoe

YARN:

owl / bog 323 / 2 (2, 3) skeins

NEEDLES:

32" circular in sizes US 5 and 6 [3.75 and 4 mm]

GAUGE:

21¼ sts and 30½ rnds = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch with larger needle, after blocking / 19¼ sts and 30½ rnds = 4" [10 cm] in moss stitch with larger needle, after blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail cast on, cables, picking up stitches, magic loop, grafting (Kitchener stitch) (links provided); decreasing, working in the round. Charts and line-by-line instructions included.



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