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Sweet Maize Anklets

The perfect single-skein socks for summer knitting.
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Description
When the corn is as high as an elephant’s eye, you’ll reach for these breezy short anklets. These summery socks, made from a single skein of luxurious yarn, are perfect for warm-weather knitting and wearing. With just a hint of lace, these anklets are worked from toe to cuff with a short-row heel. The stitch patterns reflect quintessential summer plants—delicate “rosebuds" frame a center panel of “corn stalks."
Details
Finished Size: About 7 (7½)" (18 [19] cm) foot circumference (unstretched), 9 (9½)" (23 [24] cm) foot length from back of heel to tip of toe. Socks shown measure 7½" (19 cm) foot circumference<.br> Yarn: Fingering weight (Super fine #1). Shown here: Spud & Chloë Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk; 248 yd [227 m]/65g), #7806 calypso, 1 skein for both sizes.
Yarn Weight: #1 - Super Fine
Needles: U.S. size 1 (2.25 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch marker (m), tapestry needle.
Gauge: 16½ sts and 22 rnds = 2" (5 cm) in St st; 19 sts and 22 rnds = 2" (5 cm) in patt from Anklet charts.
Originally Published: EntreKnits 2011

SKU: EP6131

Author/Speaker/Editor: Kristin Kapur

Format: eProject

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