Parky Socks by Claire Walls

Parky Socks

July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
33 stitches and 55 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
340 - 380 yards (311 - 347 m)
1 (2, 3, 4)
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Say hello, to the Parky socks! Twisted stitches and delicate bobbles create a striking yet super intuitive knit. Worked over only eight rows, the cable pattern is easily memorized and emerges quickly, inviting you to knit round after round. The heel is shaped with an increased gusset and Eye Of Partridge heel flap. The twisted cable pattern on the front is mirrored on the back of the leg which flows seamlessly into the twisted rib cuff.

If relaxing, engaging knits with a big impact are your thing, I think you’ll really enjoy this pattern.

Happy knitting! Claire x


Small Bird Workshop Barn Swallow; 70% Canadian crossbreed (including Dorset, Rideau Arcot, Cheviot, and Coopworth genetics) wool, 30% Canadian mohair, 405 yards per 100 grams in colourway Stardust.

Approx 375 (380, 385, 390) yards/345 (350, 355, 360) meters.


33 sts x 55 rows = 4”/10 cm, in Stockinette Stitch, in the round after blocking.


2.25mm circular needle with a min 24” cable for magic loop, or DPN’s.*

Use the suggested needles as a guide only. Always swatch and use a needle size that obtains the gauge.

Please note, while DPN’s can be used for this pattern, circular needles are preferred for Judy’s Magic Cast On.


Size: 1 (2, 3, 4)

Finished foot circ.: 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5)” / 18 (19, 20.25, 21.5) cm.
Leg length: Adjustable

recommended to be worn with 0 - 1” / 0 - 2.5 cm of negative ease.


Tapestry needle, cable needle & stitch markers.


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