North Sea Socks
Colorwork socks with a slanting stranded colorwork pattern. Corrugated rib at the cuffs and a decorative colorwork chart along the leg add visual interest, while a slipped stitch pattern along the sole keeps the knitting interesting.
Designer Chrissy Gardiner
Finished Size 7¾" foot circumference and 9" long from back of heel to tip of toe; to fit women’s U.S. shoe size 7. Foot length is adjustable.
Yarn Louet Gems Fingering Weight (100% wool; 185 yd [169 m]/50 g): #30 cream (MC), #96 nutmeg (CC1), and #43 pewter (CC2), 1 skein each.
Needles Size 1 (2.25 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn), two circulars (cir), or one long cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge 36 sts and 38 rnds = 4" in sole patt; 38 sts and 42 rnds = 4" in charted body patt.