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Shelton's Folly

from Susan Woodley Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Shelton's Folly
Shelton's Folly full view
Shelton's Folly toe close-up
Shelton's Folly side view and instep
Shelton's Folly heel close-up
Shelton's Folly full and side views

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should know basic cuff down sock construction.

Pattern Description:

Shelton's Folly is a tribute to the wonderful lady who introduced my happy fingers to the world of fiber crafts. Even though she never knit a stitch in her life, as she was a dedicated crocheter, she inspired my adventures in knitting which led to my eventual obsession with socks.

These socks are available in three sizes - small, medium, and large - for ladies, but could easily be adapted for other sizes by adding or subtracting the six stitch repeat as needed. Pattern is written and charted for 2 circular needles, but can easily be adapted for any technique.

Gauge:

32 stitches x 44 rows = 4 inches
or 8 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's Small, Medium, Large

Materials:

  • US 1.5 / 2.25mm needles

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Miss Babs Yummy Superwash Sock & Baby Yarn - 2 ply

Colorway:

Squash Blossom
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About the designer

My fiber adventures began several years ago when my friend and neighbor Mrs. Shelton taught me how to crochet. Of course I could not handle the teeny-tiny hook and thread she worked, but her ...

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