Partridge & Twisted Rib Socks

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Partridge & Twisted Rib Socks Pattern

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Knitting: Partridge & Twisted Rib Socks
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Girls, Boys

Item:

Socks

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, sl, wrap and turn

Pattern Description:

It is serendipity that I desired to rework these two children's sock designs in doubled Cascade Yarns Eco+ yarn, on the 10th anniversary of their conception, for their publication in the Fall 2002 (#8) issue of my Heels and Toes Gazette.

I designed them for charity knitting, but they also make great last-minute holiday gifts - thick for quick knitting and warmth, colorful so that kids will want to wear them.

The twisted rib stitch pattern pops out, like elongated popcorns. It stands up well, on its own and requires no ribbing, unless you desire one. The Eye of Partridge stitch pattern is enhanced by adding a second color, which brings out its almost houndstooth appearance.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Partridge Socks, Child's Medium: Foot Circ: 7" Foot Length: 7.5" Length Heel to Cuff Top: 5.5"
  • Twisted Rib Socks, Child's Small / Medium: Foot Circ: 5.75 / 6.75" Foot Length: 6 / 7.25" Length Heel to Cuff Top: 4.5 / 6"

Materials:

  • Partridge Socks: Cascade Yarns Eco+, 100% Peruvian wool, 478 yd / 250 gr hank: 1 hank each #6913 Azalea Pink (MC) and #9451 Lake Chelan Heather (CC2), US size 8 (5 mm) dpns, set of 4
  • Consider #8456 carmine Rose or #6915 Sweet Pea, as a substitute for the Azalea Pink.
  • Socks used approx 75 g MC and 30 g CC per pair (child's medium)
  • Twisted Rib Socks: Cascade Yarns Eco+, 100% Peruvian wool, 478 yd / 250 gr hank: 1 hank each #2749 Pumpkin (MC) and #9451 Lake Chelan Heather (CC2), US size 8 (5 mm) dpns, set of 4, US size 9 (5.5 mm) dpns, set of 4
  • Socks used approx 70 / 75 g MC and 20 / 25 g CC per pair (child's small / medium)

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry ndl

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About Designer

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Dawn Brocco
by dawnbrocco
Dennis Port, Cape Cod
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Designing hand knitting patterns for print and indie publication, for nearly 20 years.

Specializing in updated classics, innovative shaped cable designs, and whimsical, Nature-inspired knits for children and the home.

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