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Otherwise Engaged

Feel free to be otherwise engaged while working on these socks – once you get in the rhythm, you’ll be able to concentrate on other things while working them. They are fantastic for a highly variegated skein, breaking up color in the most delightful way.

Materials

  • Finished Measurements: Adult extra-small (small, medium, large, extra- large): 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)” foot circumference. Socks shown with a 3.5″ leg length (measured from top of heel, customizable).
  • Yarn: approximately 200-350 yards total fingering-weight yarn. I used Blue Moon Fiber Arts STR LW in #shepersisted & Tigger Targhee in a rare gem for the socks pictured.
  • Needles: US1/2.25mm needle for small- circumference knitting, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 35 sts & 50 rounds = 4″/10 cm in stockinette stitch, measured after blocking.