Thompson River Socks

Sock Knitting PatternThe Thompson River Socks by Carolyn Kern are featured in Interweave Knits Fall 2016. The pattern can be purchased on its own or with the magazine.

Offering great warmth, the Thompson River Socks are made from the toe up and incorporate the designer’s favorite knitting techniques: gansey patterns, colorwork, and cables. Knitted in a worsted-weight yarn, these socks are made for hiking and cold nights by the fire.

Skill Level Intermediate

Finished Size 6 (7¼, 8¾)” foot circumference and 8½ (9½, 10½)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7¼” (light brown) and
8¾” (light gray).

Yarn Jarbo Garn Raggi Sock Yarn (70% wool, 30% nylon; 165 yd [151 m]/3½ oz

[100 g]): #1549 light gray (MC) or #15117 light brown (MC), 1 (2, 2) skein(s);
#1511 red (CC), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Swedish Yarn.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 25 sts and 34 rnds = 4″ in charted patt; 22 sts and 34 rnds = 4″ in St st.

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