Winter-Wren Stockings

These toe-up socks are worked in allover Fair Isle stranded colorwork. The knee-high length is accompanied by simple calf shaping—go up in needle size to increase the leg circumference.

Designer Eunny Jang
Finished Size 8¼" foot circumference and 8¾" from back of heel to tip of toe. To fit U.S. women’s shoe sizes 6½–8.
Yarn Filatura di Crosa Zara (100% merino; 137 yd [125 m]/50 g): #1663 chocolate brown (MC), #1401 white (CC1), #1451 oatmeal (CC2), #1748 cappuccino (CC3), #1469 dark gray (CC4), and #1461 burgundy (CC5), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 6 (4 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Marker (m);
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 24 sts and 26 rnds = 4" in charted patt on smaller needles.

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