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Strike Up the Band Socks


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Hate the gusset decreases on your socks? Hate doing the Kitchener stitch to close the toe? Then these are the socks for you! These plain socks feature a band heel and a toe that does not require grafting. You can spice them up by adding a stitch pattern to the leg and instep if you'd like. You can also substitute this heel and toe for any sock worked on 60 stitches. So Strike Up the Band and celebrate! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit and purl Decrease - K2tog & SSK 2 Circular needle method for knitting in the round GAUGE 8 sts per inch in stockinette stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS For a woman's size medium foot. Length is easily adjusted. SUGGESTED YARN 420 yards of Fingering weight

Recommended with this pattern

  • 100g fingering weight yarn
  • 2 - US Size 2 circulars, 24"
  • Stitch markers

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Knitamazoo Fiber Arts
Knitamazoo Fiber Arts
I love all things fiber! I am an avid knitter, crocheter, spinner and weaver. I enjoy teaching knitting classes of all levels at my LYS.