The stripes are worked using the helix method. It’s a surprisingly easy to work technique that takes advantage of the fact that knitting in the round is really a spiral to avoid any visible jog when changing colours. The heels are worked using my favourite method—afterthought heels with gusset shaping that seems to fit all foot shapes well. Ten sizes are included from toddler to large men’s so you can make them for everyone on your list.
24 sts and 38 rnds = 4" / 10cm in st st in the round
10 sizes included, from US sizes C3.5– M15] / EU sizes 19–48.
Finished circumference: 4[4¾, 5¼, 6] (6¾, 7¼, 8) [8¾, 9¼, 10]” / 10[11.5, 13.5, 15] (16.5, 18.5, 20) [21.5, 23.5, 25] cm Finished length: 4¾[5½, 6¼, 7] (7¾, 8½, 9¼) [10, 10¾, 11½]” / 19[21.5, 25, 27.5] (31, 33.5, 36.5) [40, 42.5, 46] cm
Sturdy sport weight yarn with good
memory, wool or wool nylon blends are
Shown in Tukuwool Sock (80% Finnish wool, 20% nylon, 175yds / 160m, 50g)
Size US 2 ½ / 3mm dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd
Size US 2 / 2.75mm dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd
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