Pivot Socks

-Kate Atherley

-Sizes 6 3/4 (7 1/4, 8, 8 1/2, 9)" foot circumference and 8 (8 1/2, 9, 9 1/2, 10)" long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable; shown in size 7 1/4"

-Yarn Miss Babs Cosmic (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 400 yd [366 m]/115 g):

indigo bunting, 1 skein

-Gauge 30 sts and 44 rnds = 4" in St st


Size 11/2 (2.5 mm) needles

Cable needle (cn)

Markers (m)

Tapestry needle

One sock is knit from the toe up, the other from the cuff down—but which is which?  Kate designed these socks to be worked from either direction, depending on the knitter’s preference; read her article in this issue for tips on converting sock patterns to your preferred style.




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