Impressive Socks by Winwick Mum

Impressive Socks

Knitting
January 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
437 yards (400 m)
To fit ball of foot circumference: 20 (22, 23, 24) cm
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These socks are easy to knit - and those cables? They’re what’s known as mock cables which means that you don’t need a cable needle. The designer called them “Impressive Socks” because not only will you be impressed with your sock-making skills, but others will say “Did you really make them? They’re’ impressive!” and only you will know they’re not as hard as they look. Pattern is part of a Sockalong and is published in three consecutive issues of Let’s Knit magazine.

Measurements and Sizes: To fit ball of foot circumference: 20 (22, 23, 24) cm

Yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply yarn, shade Blackcurrant Bomb, one 100g ball

Needles: 2.5mm double-pointed, 2.5mm (30m or less) circular - optional, 3mm double-pointed

Stitch markers

Stitch holder (optional)

Tapestry needle

Tension Square: 28 sts x 36 rows = 10cm x 10cm in stockinette stitch using 2.5mm needles.