Come celebrate those crisp fall days by jumping into a pile of leaves with Mabon Leaves socks. Maple leaves in vertical panels and reversed horizontal borders give the socks their cheery autumnal look in this knitting pattern.
The pattern instructions are clear and easy to work, taking all the stress out of knitting stranded colorwork socks. The sock pattern features detailed written instructions and complete charts for small, medium and large size socks.
Skills: Knitting in the round, stranded knitting with two colors, long floats, reading a chart, increasing/decreasing, Kitchener stitch.
Sizes: Small, Medium and Large
Gauge: 9 stitches = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in stranded work 8-9 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm) 36 stitches x 36 rounds= 4 inches (10 cm)
Needles: US#1 (2.25mm) US#2 (2.75mm) DPN (set of 5)
Ribbing, heel, and toe are worked on smaller needles. Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain proper gauge.