Wildflowers will dance on your feet. Capturing the feel of wild open spaces and mountain meadows, wildflower meadow socks are the quintessential accessory for capturing summer into fall. Harebell, Penstemon, Shooting Star and Mexican Hat flowers dance across the stitches while the sock bottom represents train tracks and trestle bridges where wildflowers are often found.
The pattern includes easy to follow written instructions with charts for sizes small, medium and large.
Techniques: knitting in the round, stranded knitting with two colors, long floats, reading a chart, Kitchener stitch.
Sizes: Women’s small Foot length 8 inches (20.3cm) leg length 5.5 inches (13.9cm) including cuff (excluding heel), foor/leg circumference 7 inches (17.7cm)
Women’s Medium Foot length 9 inches (22cm), leg length 7.25 inches (18.4 cm) including cuff (excluding heel) Foot/leg circumference 8 inches (20.3 cm)
Women’s Large Foot length 10 inches (25.4 cm), leg length 7.25 inches including cuff(excluding heel) Foot/leg circumference 9 (22.8 cm) inches
Gauge 9 stitches = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in stranded work 9 rows = 1 inch (2.5 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.