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Lucy Neatby on craftsy.com
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the ...

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Almost Saintly Socks

from Lucy Neatby
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Almost Saintly Socks
Almost Saintly Socks
Almost Saintly Socks
Almost Saintly Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • short row heel
  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

A truly holey sock! Beginning with a Loopy Edging and easing into a very open scallop mesh fabric (which ideally suits handpainted yarns), with a garter stitch short row heel, and short row sole adjustment

This pattern is also available as a kit from my website.


7.5 stitches per inch in garter stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small, Medium, Large Adult Sizes


  • 75 grams Main Colour (preferably a Variegated Handpaint) in Fingering Weight Wool
  • 30 grams Contrast Colour (for cuff, heel and sole) in Fingering Weight Wool

You Will Also Need:

  • 2-2.25 mm dpns or circular needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lucy Neatby's Cat's Pajamas Yarn

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