Broom Riding Socks by Vanessa Ewing

Broom Riding Socks

Knitting
October 2020
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with smaller needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
371 - 465 yards (339 - 425 m)
Adult Small (Adult Medium, Adult Large)
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Rock that broom with these celestial socks!

Sizes
To Fit Size Adult Small (Adult Medium, Adult Large)
Approximate Finished Circumference 7 ½ (8 ¼, 9)” (19 (21, 23) cm)
Intended to be worn with ½”-1” (1.25cm-2.5 cm) of negative ease. Shown in size Adult Small.

Materials
300 (340, 380)—yards / 274 (311, 348) meters in Color A
71 (80, 85)—yards / 65 (73, 78) meters in Color B
We used Cape May Fiber Sock (463 yards/100 Gram, 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon)
Colors…
A: Southern Quahog (greys and taupe with brown and black speckle)
B: Golden Sea Grass (gold tonal with black speckles)

  • US Size 1 (2.25mm) 32” (81 cm) circular needle + a spare needle in the same size for picking up stitches
  • US Size 2 (2.75 mm) 32” (81 cm) circular needle
  • 3 stitch markers

Gauge
32 sts, 48 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch with smaller needle after blocking.
32 sts, 36 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in stranded colorwork with larger needle after blocking.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.