Alamogordo Socks

Alamogordo-Socks

Lisa Jacobs

Sizes 7 1/2 (8 1/4, 9 3/4)” foot circumference, 8 ¼ (10, 11 1/2)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; shown in size 8 1/4″ circumference

Yarn HiKoo CoBaSi (55% cotton, 16% bamboo, 8% silk, 21% elastic nylon; 220 yd [201 m]/50 g):

  • #053 cabernet (MC), 2 skeins
  • #029 royal (CC1), 1 skein
  • #070 carrot (CC2), 1 skein

Yarn distributed by Skacel

Gauge 43 sts and 41 rows = 4″ in chevron patt

Tools

  • Size 2 (2.75 mm) needles
  • Spare needle in same size or smaller
  • Markers (m)
  • Size C/2 (2.75 mm) crochet hook
  • Waste yarn for provisional CO (see Notes)
  • Tapestry needle

Lisa turned sock construction on its side for these striking socks. Three colors of yarn are worked in a simple chevron pattern to achieve the bold look. The knitting is grafted at the end in this unique sock construction.

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