Blackbird Socks by Judy Furlong

Blackbird Socks

June 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stitch pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
230 - 459 yards (210 - 420 m)
Child sizes small to extra large, see notes.
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Inspired by a child’s love of all things from spooky to pretty, these socks are offered in two colourways to reflect their opposite moods. There are no particular technical difficulties beyond a grasp of Fair Isle.

Yardage above is for MAIN shade. Details of materials are given below.

Sizes available-
actual ankle circumference 1820:22:24cm (78:8.5:9.5in)
foot circumference 1719:20.5:22.5cm
leg length (adjustable) 2122:22:23 cm
foot length (adjustable) 1920:20:21 cm

Main: 1:1: 2: 2 x 50g ball of Regia 4ply sock yarn, shade 00324 marine
contrast 1: 1:2: 2: 2 x 50g ball of Regia Design Line - Exotic by Kaffe Fassett, shade 04454 Clay
contrast 2: 1 x 50g ball of Regia 4ply sock yarn, shade 02002 kirsch