Lager Socks

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Lager Socks, a set on Flickr.

Got caught again this winter with an empty drawer of hand knit socks? At a gauge of 4 stitches to the inch, these attractive socks knit up in no time at all and could be a quick solution to your sock shortage. They’re super comfy and pair nicely with a wintry pair of clogs. Grab a nice winter lager, and cuddle up on a chilly evening enjoying the sturdy flavor of both your beverage and your knitting project.

Sizes – Designed to fit a foot measuring 8.5” (21.5cm) around the ball. Size can be slightly adjusted by going up or down a needle size or two.

Required Materials:
• 1 skein of Plymouth Galway Worsted (100% Wool) – 210 yds. / 100g. Colorway: 722
• Size US 6/4.00mm circular needle(s) or DPNs depending on your preferred method of knitting socks.
• Stitch markers (A minimum of 1 is required as well as any others you prefer to keep track of the stitch pattern)
• Tapestry Needle

Gauge – 16 sts x 26 rows over 4” / 10cm in Stockinette stitch with #6 needles.
Skills Required:
• Knit and purl
• Increasing and Decreasing
• Kitchener Stitch
• Short rows

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. cindy  |  February 13, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    I was just thinking this past weekend that I needed a pattern for worsted weight socks for my teenage daughter. She insists on wearing “fashionable” boots, and has as a result, taken over my hiking socks in an attempt to keep her feet warm. She would love these.

    Reply
    • 2. elegant economy  |  February 13, 2012 at 12:23 pm

      I’m so glad! I desperately needed some socks this winter, and just didn’t have the time to knit a few pair in fingering weight.

      Reply

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