HIPPIE HANKS SOCKS
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- 'Crucci' Hippie Hanks 2 x 100g hanks.
Note - Quantities are approximate and may vary between knitters.
- 1 pair 12mm knitting needles, or size required for correct tension
- A stitch marker
- Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure
To Fit Foot Length (approx) cm: 22, 24, 26
8 sts x 12 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 12mm needles.
SOCKS (both alike, beg at top)
Using 12mm needles, cast on 20 (20-21) sts.
Beg Top Band -
1st row(RS) - * K1, P1, rep from * 9 times, K0 (0-1).
2nd row- P0 (0-1), * K1, P1, rep from * to end.
Rep last 2 rows once ... 4 rows rib in all.
Next row(RS) - K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog ... 18 (18-19) sts.
Work in stocking st beg with a purl row, until work measures 12 (12-14) cm from beg, ending with a purl row.
Note- When pattern specifies turn - proceed as folls to avoid holes in work. Take yarn under needle and onto other side of work, slip next st onto right-hand needle, take yarn under needle and back to original position, slip st back onto left-hand needle, then turn and proceed as instructed in patt.
1st row(RS) - * K6, turn, K5, inc in last st, turn *, rep from * to * 3 more times,
Next row- * K8, turn, K6, K2tog, turn, rep from * to * 3 more times.
Next row(RS) - Knit across all sts to end ... 18 (18-19) sts.
Place a marker on this row.
Next row(WS) - * P6, turn, P5, inc in next st, turn, * rep from * to * 3 more times.
Next row(WS) - * P8, turn, P6, P2tog, turn, rep from * to * 3 more times.
Next row- Purl across all sts to end ... 18 (18-19) sts.
Cont in stocking st until work measures 16.5 (18-20) cm from marker, ending with a purl row.
Shape Toe -
Work 2 (3-3) rows stocking st, dec 4 (3-3) sts evenly across each row ... 10 (9-10) sts. Break off yarn leaving a long end. Thread yarn through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off securely.
DO NOT PRESS. Using a flat seam, join side edges tog.