Wildner Top Socks by Sonja Bargielowska

Wildner Top Socks

Knitting
July 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Broken Rib
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
437 - 656 yards (400 - 600 m)
Sock foot circumference: 18.5 (20, 22, 24)cm / 7 (8, 8.5, 9)”
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Yarn
Version 1
Harvest Hues (Worsted / light Aran; 200m per 100g)
MC: Woad; 1 (1, 2, 2) skein(s)
CC: Blue Spruce; 1 (1, 1, 1) skein

Version 2
Exmoor Sock (4ply; 200m per 50g)
MC1: Hemel; 1 (2, 2, 2) skein(s)
MC2: Mackerel Skies; 1 (2, 2, 2) skein(s)
CC: Mizzle (undyed); 1 (2, 2, 2) skein(s)

The yarn for Version 2 is held double throughout. MC 1 & MC 2 are combined to form a marl.

Finished Measurements
Sizes – 1 (2, 3, 4)
A – Sock foot circumference: 18.5 (20, 22, 24)cm / 7 (8, 8.5, 9)”
B – Leg Length: 26.5 (29, 33, 34)cm / 10.5 (11.5, 13, 13.5)” (adjustable)
C – Foot length: 19 (23, 26.5, 30)cm / 7.5 (9, 10.5, 12)” (adjustable)

Designed to be worn with no ease on both foot circumference and length, to ensure a good fit.
See schematic

Gauge
23 sts x 38 rnds = 10cm / 4” measured over Broken Rib
1 rep of cable pattern measures 7cm / 2.75” x 2.5cm / 1” over 22 sts x 8 rnds.

Needles & Notions
Version 1
3.5mm (UK 9/10 / US 4) knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round

Version 2
3mm (UK 11 / US 2/3) knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round

4 stitch markers (including 1 unique marker), cable needle, length of smooth waste yarn in contrast colour, darning needle

Pattern Notes
These socks are knitted from the toe up with an afterthought heel. They feature a cable panel motif and broken rib for extra bounce and warmth. Sonja has designed these thick socks to be warm and a little slouchy – perfect for wearing around the house.