Klahhane Ridge Socks

from Sunset Cat Designs by Stephannie Tallent

Klahhane Ridge Socks Pattern

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Knitting: Klahhane Ridge Socks
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Socks

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round, simple lace, twisted stitches

Pattern Description:

This pattern was inspired by a gorgeous hike in Olympic National Park. Twisted stitches represent the switchbacks, different colored bobbles the flowers (as does the flower on the heel flap), & the lace panels the wide open expanse that's the payoff at the top!

You can knit this all in one color or follow the instructions for a different colored cuff, heel flap and toe.

Learn more about the hike here: HTTP://WWW.WTA.ORG/GO-HIKING/HIKES/KLAHHANE-RIDGE

PATTERN NOTES
Directions and stitch counts refer first to the Heavy Worsted/Aran (HW) version, then to the Light Worsted (LW) version.

The heel flap can either be worked plain or with the twisted stitch pattern in the Heel Chart. Since the heel flap is worked flat, you must work twists on both the RS & WS.

Make the bobbles as you work, in the main color, or purl those stitches & later pick up a stitch in that purl stitch and make the bobble with a contrasting color.

The cuff fits slightly loosely due to the stretchiness of the lace. If you prefer a snugger cuff, use a needle one size smaller than for gauge & switch to the larger needle with the heel flap.

Gauge:

LW: 26 sts and 36 rounds = 4in in St st
HW: 20 sts and 34 rounds in = 4in in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit Women's Medium Finished Measurements (unstretched) LW: Cuff 21/2in / 6.5cm tall, foot circumference 61/2in /16.5cm HW: Cuff 21/2in / 6.5cm tall, foot circumference 7in / 18.5cm

Materials:

  • YARN LW: Knit Picks Swish Worsted, 100% superwash merino wool, 110 yd/50gm. 1 ball Color A, 2 balls color B, 1 ball color C. To do the pattern as shown, you need 3 colors: Lemongrass Heather for cuff, heel flap and toe (A), Bok Choy for the horizontal lace pattern on the cuff & bobbles (B), Avocado for the main part of the foot (C) HW: Worsted/heavy worsted weight yarn. 1x 100g skeins of four colors for the multicolored socks or 1 (2)x100g skein for single colored socks for size small (med/large). (Note for multicolored socks, you are actually using less than 25 gms each for colors A, B & C.) To do the pattern as shown, you need 4 colors: Dark blue for the cuff (A), Light blue for the horizontal lace pattern on the cuff & bobbles (B), Green for the heel flap & toe (C), Lavender for the main part of the foot (D) NEEDLES LW: US3 / 3.25 mm or size needed to obtain gauge. HW: US5 / 3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker, tapestry needle, cable needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

KnitPicks Swish Worsted

About Designer

About Designer

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Hi! I live in Hermosa Beach, California, with husband Dave, dog Rigel and Tonkinese cats Meggie and Cali.

I've been knitting on & off for the past 30+ years, and began publishing my knitting designs several years ago. My favorite techniques include cables, Bavarian twisted stitches and stranded knitting.

My first book, California Revival Knits, is now out from Cooperative Press.

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