Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Divergent Socks

Another sock construction experiment, these begin at the heel with a small square and are increased outward before splitting in two for the foot and the leg. The varying stitch-counts create an interesting effect with variegated yarns.

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Materials:
Berroco Sox [75% Wool, 25% Nylon; 440yds/402m per 3.5oz/100g skein]: color: #1480 Day-Lewis; one skein
Set of US#1/2.25mm double-pointed needles, or long circular needle
Set of US#0/2.00mm double-pointed needles, or long circular needle
Small crochet hook
Waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Finished Measurements:
Foot circumference = 8in/20cm
Foot length = adjustable

Gauge:
34 sts/45 rows = 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch with larger needles

4 comments:

  1. Neat idea! Haven't seen anything like these.

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  2. very original and great! i had to comment on each pair. :)

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  3. Gosh, very clever and totaly beautiful as well:-)

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