The crisp air and turning colors of autumn are the perfect time to lace up the hiking boots and explore nature before winter sets in. With a little bit of texture and a meandering cable, these are the perfect socks for your fall adventures. The ribbing creates a fabric that fits easily to different foot sizes, making them a great unisex knit for yourself or others.
These are a cuff down, turn heel/heel flap construction. The ribbing creates a fabric that fits easily to different sizes of foot, making them a great unisex knit for yourself or others.
This pattern is available as an individual pattern, or as part of the CableStar Vol. 1: Galway Bay ebook.
Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Tweed (65% Fine Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon, 10% Donegal; 231 yds [211m]/50g); 240 yds (219 m) [300 yds (275 m)]
Sizes: S/M [M/L]
Actual size: 5.5 (6.5)” [14 (16.5) cm]
To fit up to: 6.5-8.25 (8.75-11)” [16.5-21 (22.25-28) cm]
Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm) double pointed needles, or 32″ (80 cm) or longer circular needle for magic loop
Gauge: 30 sts x 40 rows = 4″ x 4″ (10 cm x 10 cm) in stockinette stitch, blocked.
Skill level: Intermediate
Techniques used: Knitting in the round, reading charts, cable kniting, short rows, picking up stitches
Notions: Embroidery needle, stitch markers, cable needle (optional).