October Twist // a pair of toe-up socks
The weather in October is always surprising. One day, it’s midsummer warm and the next a twist of cold air shakes the browning leaves to the ground. These gorgeous socks, worked toe-up and featuring a mirrored twisted stitch motif, help you “step” cozily into the season.
- yarn: 1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns Mohair Silk Sock in Dreamboat (437 yd / 400 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 50% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon, 15% kid mohair, 15% silk)
- needles: Size 1 US / 2.25 mm circular needles, 32″ / 80 cm for magic loop
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- gauge: 32 sts and 48 rnds = 4″ / 10 cm in St st, in the round, blocked
Please note that changes in gauge will affect yardage used and final measurements.
- finished measurements: Foot circumference: 7 (8, 9)” / 17.5 (20, 23) cm
Choose the size that is 1-2″ / 2.5-5 cm smaller than actual foot circumference.
Foot length is adjustable
To figure out the length of foot, use the rnd gauge to calculate the number of rnds needed for your foot length and subtract 1 ¾ (2, 2 ¼)” / 4.5 (5, 6) cm for the heel, or try your sock on as you go!
Pattern includes a 6-page PDF (both written and charted)
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