Boscombe Socks

Designer Lisa Jacobs

-Sizes 8 (8½, 9)" foot circumference and 8½ (9, 9½)" long from back of heel to tip of toe; shown in size 8"

-Yarn Sweet Georgia BFL Sock (80% superwash blue-faced leicester wool, 20% nylon; 400 yd [366 m]/115 g):

• hush, 1 skein

-Gauge 32 sts and 42 rnds = 4" in rev St st on larger needles


• Size 2 (2.75 mm) needles

• Size 1 (2.25 mm) needles

• Markers (m)

• Cable needle (cn)

• Stitch holder

• Tapestry needle

"Twin columns of ribbing twine like air currents, drawing apart to form open ovals along the center front of the foot and twisting together again at the cabled junctures," says Lisa. Reverse stockinette stitch simplifies the background and allows a lightly variegated yarn to shine.

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