SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 2 skeins Patons® Kroy Socks™ Yarn: Summer Moss Jacquard
- Set of 4 double-pointed knitting needles: U.S. 3 [3.25mm] or size for gauge
- Tape measure
Gauge: 28 sts & 36 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
One size fits average woman.
Cast on 64 sts loosely. Divide into (20, 20, 24) sts on 3 needles. Join in rnd.
Place marker on first st for beg of rnd. Work 10 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing.
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: *K1. P3. Rep from * around.
Rnds 3 & 4: As 1st & 2nd rnds.
Rnd 5: Knit.
Rnd 6: *P2. K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rnds 7 & 8: As 5th & 6th rnds.
Rep last 8 rnds for texture pat until work from beg measures 4"[10 cm], ending on a Rnd 4 or Rnd 8 of pat.
Next rnd: Knit, inc 8 sts evenly around. 72 sts. Divide into 24 sts on each of 3 needles.Work 5 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing.
Shape heel opening:
Next rnd: Cast off 36 sts loosely in ribbing. Rib to end of rnd.
Cast on 36 sts loosely. Rejoin in rnd. Work 5 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing.
Next rnd: Knit, dec 8 sts evenly around. 64 sts.
Beg on a 2nd rnd, work 2-1?2"[6 cm] in texture pat, ending on a Rnd 1 or Rnd 5 of pat.
Work 10 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.
alt = alternate
beg = beginning
K = Knit
P = Purl
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together