Slippery Slope Socks

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Slip-stitch designs are often used to break up undesirable pooling in variegated yarns. These Slippery Slope Socks draw on elements of both techniques to create solid lines in different colors that move over a striped ground to form a geometric yet sinuous design.

Finished Size 6¼ (7)” foot circumference and 9¼ (9¾)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7″.

Yarn Schoppel Wolle Admiral Uni (75% virgin wool, 25% polyamide; 459 yd [420 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #0320 vanille (white; MC), 1 ball. Schoppel Wolle Crazy Zauberball (75% virgin wool, 25% polyamide; 459 yd [420 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #1712 kleiner fuchs/little fox (variegated; CC), 1 ball. Yarns distributed by Skacel.

Needles Size 1½ (2.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 36 sts and 46 rnds = 4″ in St st.

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