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Alpen Socken

Twisted-stitch cable motifs run along these socks and is available in two sizes.

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Create this pretty pair of cabled socks featuring twisted stitches, top-down construction, classic picot edging, short-row heels, and sizing for average to large feet.

Finished Size: 8" (9)" foot circumference and 9" (9)" long from back of heel to tip of toe, to fit U.S. women's shoe sizes 7 to 8 (8 to 9). Foot length is adjustable. Socks shown in smaller size.
Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock (80% superwash wool, 20% nylon; 215 yd [197 m]/57 g): #38ns brick, 2 skeins for both sizes.
Yarn weight: #1 - Super Fine
Gauge: 16 sts and 25 rnds = 2" in St st; 12 sts of Flower and Double Chain charts measure about 1" wide.
Needles: Size 1 (2.25 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Waste yarn; cable needle (cn); spare circular needle (cir) or set of dpn in same size or smaller than main needles for joining hem.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Fall 2010

SKU: EP2637

Author/Speaker/Editor: Judy Alexander

Format: eProject