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Almost Saintly Socks


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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. If you like this pattern, be sure to check out my Craftsy class, My First Socks, with lifetime access and a 100% money-back guarantee: BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY short row heel knitting in the round GAUGE 7.5 stitches per inch in garter stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Small, Medium, Large Adult Sizes PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Lucy Neatby's Cat's Pajamas Yarn

Supplies Needed

  • 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
  • 2-2.25 mm dpns or circular needle

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Lucy Neatby
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 true fun in knitting. Her website, Lucy Neatby Designs, is no different. Lucy is also the face behind a series of instructional DVDs, Learn with Lucy, and the author of popular books, including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters.