William Street Socks
Designer: Lisa Shroyer
These socks are generously woven in a cable pattern without purl stitches that give a cushiony fabric—perfect under Birkenstocks or clogs.
Finished Size: About 7¾" foot circumference and 10½" from back of heel to tip of toe. To fit woman’s U.S. shoe sizes 9½ to 10½. Note: To make longer or shorter socks, adjust the foot length as necessary.
Yarn: Schachenmayr Regia Tweed 6-Fadig (55% merino, 25% nylon, 20% silk; 137 yd [125 m]/50 g): #10 chocolate, 3 balls (see Notes). Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles: Size 3 (3.25 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn), or optional 40" circular (cir) if using magic-loop method. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Gauge: 12 sts and 18 rnds = 2" in St st worked in the rnd.
Skill Level: Intermediate.
Updated to reflect corrections on 11/24/08.