Twist and Shout by Luise O'Neill

Twist and Shout

March 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, in the round, blocked
US 1 - 2.25 mm
360 - 420 yards (329 - 384 m)
Finished foot circumference: 7.5 (8, 8.5)” / 19 (20.5, 21.5)cm
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♫ The Music ♫
Waaaay back in the early 1960s, a group of 4 lads got together in Liverpool to bring the world their version of Twist and Shout – uncomplicated lyrics with a rockin’ beat.


  • Toe-up socks with 2 options for shaping the bar toe – a rounded toe and a narrow toe.
  • Bavarian twisted-stitch cable panel runs up both sides of instep and continues up front leg.
  • Central section worked in Stockinette stitch (knit every round).
  • Cable panels are echoed on back leg.
  • Short-row heel cap means no picking up stitches.
  • Heel flap is worked in standard slip-stitch pattern.
  • Ribbing height will vary between 1.5 – 2.25” / 4 – 5.5cm.

Both charts and written directions for charts are provided. Knitters must be able to identify knit and purl stitches to work the suggested bind off.

Finished foot circumference: 7.5 (8, 8.5)” / 19 (20.5, 21.5)cm.
Height from bottom of heel to top of ribbing: 11” / 28cm.

360 (390, 420)yds / 329 (357, 384)m fingering/sock yarn.
Sample shown in: Knit Picks Muse (fingering; 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon; 423yds per 100g) in Savvy 28156.

2.25mm / US1 for small circumference knitting or size required to obtain gauge.

Cable needle, stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle.

Tech Editing: RedSquirrel; FirSprite.
Charting Software: Stitchmastery.
Test Knitting: Ravellers sonne27, susu2u, bgow, Oceansprite, dragonxser, Sinaida, Cydiba, IAlsoQuilt and faeriepaw.

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