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Puzzlebox Socks

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Originally inspired by Ikat textiles (though the finished design bears little resemblance!) these socks features two unique knit-on-knit cable patterns that keep things interesting. The final result may not look like a complicated space-dyed weaving, but it will still impress the recipient with clever interlocking cables that look like a fancy puzzlebox. Pattern includes both charts and written line-by-line instructions, plus both US Standard and metric sizing. Sample shown was knit using two skeins of Shibui Knits Sock in the color "Cranberry" . BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Sock knitting experience Cabling experience Knit in the rnd on 2 circ needles Follow a written pattern/ chart GAUGE 32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Woman's S (M, L)/ Sock circumference: 7 (8, 9)"/ 18 (20, 23) cm

Recommended with this pattern

  • 320 - 452 yards (293 - 413 m) of fingering weight yarn
  • 2 sets of 24"/ 61 cm US 1.5/ 2.5 mm circular needles
  • Cable needle (optional)

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Rose City Knits
Rose City Knits
I love socks, lace, and all sorts of "traditional" knitting subjects. I studied Classics and textile history (independent minor) at Uni and have a love of anything ancient. That said, I also like to mix it up with modern shapes and silhouettes, often with a little tradition thrown in for fun.