Sandstone Socks

CRF15_068

Tunisian crochet simple stitch is as smooth as stockinette on one side and wonderfully plush on the other. Working the stitches sideways shows off pretty hand-dyed yarn. Post-stitch ribbing at the cuff top keeps the socks from slipping.
DESIGNER Kim Driggs
FINISHED SIZE 7 (8, 9)” foot circumference; 8 (9, 10)” long foot; about 8″ long leg.
YARN Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Fingering Weight Merino/Nylon (80% superwash merino, 20% nylon; 372 yd [340 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): #OT01 orange tabby, 1 (1, 2) skeins.
HOOK 2 size J/10 (6 mm) Tunisian hooks and J/10 (6 mm) standard hook. Either two long Tunisian hooks (one for top of sock and one for bottom) can be used, or one long 32″ cable hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle; st markers.
GAUGE 23 sts and 21 rows = 4″ in tss.

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