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The Woodcutter's Daughter


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The Woodcutter's Daughter is knit in the round, from the toe up. It's a Tube Sock so there is no heel to turn, no gussets to make. The pretty Cable pattern that runs up the center of the socks creates a natural "shaping" to the sock. The cable twists occur at the ankle to help shape the foot and then the proceeding cable twists help further shape the calf. These would also be adorable with suede or felt soles sewn to the bottoms. Each sock only takes a few hours to complete, making this the perfect lazy weekend project. I charted both socks as they have mirroring cables. The pattern is both written and charted. The pattern is written for an average sized foot. Size US Teen/Women's6-10. The pattern is easily adaptable for other sizes. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Ribbing Judy's Magic Cast On Sewn 1X1 Bind Off Cables MIL M1R GAUGE 4 stitches and 5.5 rows = 1 inch in Stockinette SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One Size - US Shoe Size 8/9 SUGGESTED YARN 300 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Tweeds COLORWAY Barley

Recommended with this pattern

  • Size US #10 (6mm) Needles
  • Large Tapestry Needle
  • Cable Needle

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I am a self taught pattern designer and mom of three children. They're a wild bunch but I keep myself sane by creating the lovely designs that are forever swirling around inside my head...while they play! My design style reads romantic and at times vintage and whimsical. I am getting to do what I love every single day and hope that knitting and crochet never ever goes away!