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Prettyish Wilderness Socks

Create these eyelet socks inspired by Pride and Prejudice.

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These socks are inspired by the garden surroundings in Pride and Prejudice when Lady Catherine de Bourgh comes to forbid Elizabeth Bennet from marrying Mr. Darcy, demanding they take a walk in the “prettyish kind of a little wilderness on one side of your lawn.”

Finished Size: 7 (8, 9)" (will stretch to fit foot circumference 7½ (8½, 9½)", leg length 6".

Yarn: Shibui Knits Sock (100% superwash Merino; 191 yd [175 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]) # 7495 wasabi, 2 skeins.

Needles: 1½ (2.5 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Gauge: 32 sts and 52 rnds = 4" in St st.

Originally Published: Jane Austen Knits Fall 2012

SKU: EP7432

Author/Speaker/Editor: Rachel Coopey

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