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Almost Saintly Socks

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(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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About the designer

Lucy Neatby on
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Lucy is a full-time hand-knitting designer, teacher and the author of books including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters. She also ...

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