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The Redspire Socks are knit from the cuff down using a heel flap & gusset technique. Written and charted instructions are included for the lace motif.
Sample: Shown in Size 2 in Autumn and Indigo Classic Sock / Color: Grenada
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Finished Foot Circumference:
7 (8, 9) ” / 18 (20.5, 23) cm
Knit well fitting socks: Choose a size that offers approximately 1” of negative ease in the foot circumference
Finished Foot Length:
Adjustable. The most important part of sock sizing is based on foot circumference. Adjust foot length by adding or subtracting pattern repeats.
Suggested Yarn: Autumn and Indigo Classic Sock (75% sw merino / 25% nylon, 463 yds / 423 m / 100 g) // Shown in color Grenada
or 205 (233, 260) yds / 188 (214, 239) m of similar fingering weight yarn that gets gauge. Yardage is based on 7.5” / 19 cm foot length + 1.25” for cuff
Needle: US 1.5 / 2.5 mm 9” circular needle.
Feel free to use your preferred needle style for working in the round - Circular Magic Loop, DPNs, etc
Gauge: 32 sts x 46 rows in stockinette stitch = 4“ / 10cm
Notions: Darning needle, 1 stitch marker for BOR, 2 stitch markers for Instep/Sole, scissors
Hand wash cool, lay flat to dry.