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Up + Down Socks

This simple design can be knit toe-up or top-down with nearly identical results.

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Try your hand at knitting toe up with these simple socks, or knit them from the top down—no one will know the difference. A garter stitch toe and heel adds interest and durability, and luxurious yarn pampers your feet.
Finished Size: 6½ (7, 7¼, 8, 8¾, 9¼, 10)" (16.5 [18, 18.5, 20.5, 22, 23.5, 25.5] cm) foot circumference. Leg and foot lengths are adjustable. Socks shown measure 7¼" (18.5 cm) and fit a woman’s U.S. shoe size 8.
Yarn: Sportweight (#2 Fine). Shown here: Madelinetosh Pashmina (75% superwash wool, 15% silk, 10% cashmere; 360 yd [329 m]/100 g): ruby slippers, 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s).
Yarn Weight: #2 - Fine
Needles: U.S. sizes 1½ and 2½ (2.5 and 3 mm): set of 4 or 5 doublepointed (dpn), 2 circulars (cir), or 1 long cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m; optional); waste yarn or stitch holders; waste yarn for provisional CO (toe-up version only); tapestry needle.
Gauge: Gauge differs between leg, foot, heel, and toe; see pattern for complete gauge listing.
Originally Published: Simply Sockupied 2012

SKU: EP5702

Author/Speaker/Editor: Anne Merrow

Format: eProject

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