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These yummy, warm boot socks are written for six sizes and are cushiony, easy and quick- great for wearing inside your winter boots. When worked in Aran weight yarns, they are bouncy and full of life: in short-YUMMY!
There are two options for the heel construction, and three variations from the solid-colored sock: striped socks, cabled socks, and contrasting toe and heel socks.
The Auto Heel
The Dutch Heel
The Wedge Toe
Adding Stripes in Ribbing
Photographs, schematic, and theory boxes are included.
In stockinette stitch on larger size needles: 5 stitches/6 rounds/ inch
Beth Brown-Reinsel is an author and internationally known teacher of the historic knitting techniques of 19th century Northern Europe. Her love of these traditions comes through on her website which offers her knitting books, DVDs, schedule of workshops in North America and Europe, blog and eNewsletter sign up.