Kites

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Kites Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men

Item:

Socks

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

This top-down unisex sock in four sizes features a knit/purl motif which is enhanced by using a yarn that has a bit of sheen. Knits and purls are arranged in the motif to wind up the foot and leg like kites or ribbons in the wind.
Sock is easily converted to toe-up construction, as the pattern is vertically reversible and may be resized by using different yarn weights or needles.

Gauge:

32 sts and 48 rows = 4" in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • S(M, L, XL), to fit feet measuring up to 7(8.5, 10, 11.5) inches in circumference finished sock measurements = 6(7.5, 9, 10.5) inches

Materials:

  • 350(400, 450, 500) yds of any sock yarn that will knit to correct gauge.
  • Needles:DPNs size US1 (2.25mm), or size to obtain gauge on smaller needles.

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knitting Notions Classic Merino Bamboo

Colorway:

Tea Rose

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About Designer

Anne Hanson on craftsy.com

I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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