Birken-Grrl Knee Socks »
Switched to Size 3 needles.
CO 60 sts and k1, p1 rib for 10 rounds.
Knit every row for 20 rounds.
Start decreasing according to pattern until 48 sts.
Knit every row for 30 rounds.
When working the heel I Sl 1, k1 across on RS to re-inforce the heel.
I had to knit 30 rows to achieve 3.5 inches.
Due to the increase in rows ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Funky, Classic, Cute
Moda Dea Sassy Stripes
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
If I were to make these socks again, first off I wouldn't use the Moda Dea Sassy Stripes yarn. The colors are pretty, but it's 100% acrylic and it does not breathe. Secondly, I would make the ribbing at the top of the socks a bit longer to help them stay up and / or add elastic. When I wear these socks, they never want to stay up.