Wooly Toes Socks
These toe-up socks are sized for children and adults. The children's sizes feature a knee-high leg, while the adults' feature a crew-length leg. Unique cast-ons and bind-offs make for perfect toe-up socks, while an afterthought heel is a fun touch.
Designer Chrissy Gardiner
Finished Size 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10)" foot circumference. Child’s socks shown measure 6" foot and 11" leg from top of heel; adult’s socks shown measure 8".
Yarn Nashua Handknits Wooly Stripes (100% wool; 88 yd [80 m]/50 g). Child’s knee-highs: #WS0009 faded blues (MC) and #WS0079 earthy (CC), 2 skeins each. Adult’s crew socks: #WS0077 vine and berry (MC) and #WS0007 spice market (CC), 2 skeins each. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn) or two 24" circular needles. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Marker (m);
• tapestry needle;
• waste yarn.
Gauge 24 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in St st.