Anne’s Socks

Project Type Socks
Yardage 400, 500
Fiber Wool
Weight Fingering
Techniques Knitting
Author Shannon Lynn Brown
Format Project/Pattern

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Inspired by Anne Elliot from Persuasion, these cuff-down socks are the perfect project for the beginning or intermediate knitter. The eyelet pattern pairs beautifully with tweed yarn, the speckles standing out against the knitted fabric and contrasting with the simple lace. Simple and rhythmic to knit, these socks will be off the needles and on your feet in no time.

Finished Size 6 (7½, 9)" foot circumference unstretched, and 9¼ (9¾, 10¼)" long from back of heel to tip of toe; length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7½".
Yarn American Ewe Tweed Fingering (89% Merino and Rambouillet wool, 6% acrylic, 5% rayon; 400 yd [366 m]/4 oz; fingering weight): root beer, 1 (1, 2) skein(s).
Needles Size 1 (2.25 mm): circular (cir) or set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holder (optional); tapestry needle; 1½ yd thin ribbon for cuff (optional).
Gauge 32 sts and 48 rnds = 4" in St st; about 32 sts and 34 rnds = 4" in patt from Leg charts.
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NOTES * Merino wool may be less durable than coarser fibers when used in socks. Consider carrying along a stronger thread in the heel and toes for added strength. * An earlier version of this pattern appeared in Jane Austen Knits 2013.

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