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Contrapposto Socks

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Contrapposto Socks
Contrapposto Socks Contrapposto Socks (front)
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Contrapposto Socks Contrapposto Socks (side)
Contrapposto Socks Contrapposto Socks (front)
Contrapposto Socks Contrapposto Socks (side)
Contrapposto Socks Contrapposto Socks (front)
Contrapposto Socks Contrapposto Socks (bottom)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase
  • decrease
  • work in the round

Pattern Description:

Many of the most iconic depictions of the human form feature a daring contrapposto, the confident and natural 'counterpose' setting the shoulders and hips at different angles. Defiant, strong, sexy--the contrapposto has always carried the weight in its own way and looked good doing it.

Gauge:

32 stitches = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most. Circumference: approximately 7"/18 cm at foot and 7"/18 cm at cuff unstretched. To fit feet 7-11"/18-28 cm in circumference. Foot length and cuff height: knit to fit.

Materials:

  • Yarn - 380 yards/347 meters fingering-weight yarn.
  • Needles - US #1/2.25 mm (or size to get gauge) for knitting a small item in the round (either double points, two circulars, or one long circular for magic loop).

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

380 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shown in Alpha B's BFF B (100% superwash merino; 400 yards/366 meters per 3.5 ounce/100 gram skein)

Colorway:

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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women
Socks
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I come from a family of knitters, weavers, and fiber artists, so it was only a matter of time for me to fall head first in to knitting. I learned how to knit at age 5, but really picked it up again ...

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