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Hele Socks by Tabetha Hedrick

Hints of twisted ribbing with subtle columns of lace blend beautifully with the gradient colours in our Party of Five mini-skein sets. Vibrant, rich, and totally fun, Hele socks are a knit you’ll want to wear every day.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
7 (7 1/2, 8, 8 1/2, 9)” / 18 (19, 20.5, 21.5, 23) cm foot circumference
Choose the size that is approx. 10% smaller than your actual foot circumference.
Foot length is adjustable

YARN
1 SweetGeorgia Yarns Party of Five Set in Jelly Bean, colours are labeled A (lightest) to E (darkest) – 5 mini skeins at 105 yards each (525 yd / 480 m per 5 oz / 140 g total mini skeins; 80% superwash merino
wool, 20% nylon)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 2 US / 2.75 mm needles: for magic loop, 32″ (80 cm) circular; for two needles, (2) 24″ (60 cm) circular; or set of (4) double pointed needles (dpns)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
(3) stitch markers, yarn needle

GAUGE
32 sts and 44 rnds = 4″ / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, lightly blocked.
33 sts and 44 rnds = 4″ / 10 cm in Front Chart, lightly blocked.
For accurate sizing, always take time to check finished gauge.

In fact, we love these socks so much that we knit them up in two colourways: Jelly Bean and Swell. Which speaks to you more – warm tones or cool blues?

You can find Hele here on our website and on Ravelry.

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About Tabetha Hedrick

Tabetha Hedrick is a knitwear designer and writer raising a family just outside the Great Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee. As the Design Director for SweetGeorgia Yarns, her days (and heart) are filled to the brim with knitting, art, writing, editing, planning, and finding ways to put it all together. In the midst of that fibre-filled life, you'll find her living simply in the sweet spot where creativity, discovery, parenthood, and life intertwine.

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