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I engage in many crafts including knitting, spinning, crochet, quilting, sewing, and embroidery.

I have had patterns published in Knotions, Knitcircus, Interweave Knits Accessories, and the Fresh ...

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Coin Toss

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Coin Toss
Coin Toss
Coin Toss
Coin Toss
Coin Toss

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills
  • Knitting in the round with dpns/circular ndls
  • Increases/decreases
  • Working simple cables from chart or written instructions
  • Knowledge of conventional sock construction

Pattern Description:

Coin Toss is a cuff-down sock knit in fingering weight yarn, available in 4 adult sizes. The cable pattern features central alternating knit and purled "coins" that are continued down the heel flap. These socks have a traditional flap and gusset construction and end with a French toe. The pattern will be shown to best advantage with solid or semi-solid yarn.


Gauge After Blocking is 32 stitches / 44 rows in 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch on #2 (3.0mm) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizing: Adult S (M,L,XL)
  • Note: The small fits a women's shoe size 5-6, M will fit women's 7-8, L fits women's 9-10 or men's 7-8, and the XL fits women's 11-12 or men's 9-10.


  • Fingering weight wool [approximately 300 (350,400,450)yds / 274 (320,366,411)m]
  • #2 (3.0mm) set of dpns or long circular for magic loop

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 stitch markers
  • cable needle (optional)
  • tapestry needle

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