Thompson River Socks
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.