To fit shoe sizes Women’s US 6 – Men’s US 12
Approximately 275 – 420 yards heavy fingering or light sport-weight yarn. Sample shown in Vermont Sock Yarn by Wing & A Prayer Farm, 375 yards per 100 grams, 80% wool; 20% nylon.
Suggested substitutions: Plymouth Happy Feet 384 yards / 100 grams; Tukuwool Sock Yarn, 175 yards / 50 grams
Tip: If you are on the edge of needing more yardage for the size you want to make, but don’t want to buy an entire extra skein, use some scrap yarn from your stash in a coordinating color to knit the heels and toes, and stretch the yardage.
• US #2 (2.25 mm) needles in your preferred configuration for knitting socks
• Locking stitch marker
• Twisted German cast-on
• Short-rows with wrap and turn
• Kitchener stitch
Links to videos for each technique are included in the pattern, along with detailed instructions.