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Knit Fun Fur Cuffed Socks
Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 20081
Curl up in front of the fire and show off the "fur" cuffs on your socks. These will make a perfect holiday gift. Sized for Adults.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)
Woman's Medium 7 1/2 inches in circumference
320-153 Fun Fur Yarn: Black Rich, true black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
620-138 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cranberry
Deep, intense red
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 5
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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24 sts = 4 inches (10 cm) in circular St st (k every round) with Wool-Ease. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
STITCH EXPLANATIONSssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog,
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.
Work this new stitch through the back loop.
Grafting Holding the 2 needles parallel with wrong sides of fabric together, thread a blunt tapestry needle with one of the yarn ends and 1) insert it as if to knit through first st on front needle and let st drop from needle.
2) Insert needle into second st on front needle as if to purl and pull yarn through, leaving at on needle.
3) Insert needle into first st on back needle as if to purl and let it drop from needle, then 4) insert it as if to knit through second sa on back needle and pull yarn through, leaving st on needle.
Repeat 1-4 until all sts are gone.
When finished, adjust tension as necessary.
Weave in ends.
SOCKSWith Fun Fur, cast on 40 sts (10 sts on each of four needles), Work k 1, P 1 rib for 1 1/2 inches.
Change to Wool-Ease and work 5" in St st (knit every round).
HEEL FLAPWork across Needle 1 and turn to begin heel flap.Row 1 Slip 1, purl across sts on Needles 1 and 4, working all 20 sts onto one needle for heel flap,Row 2 Slip 1, k 1, repeat from *.Repeat Rows 1-2, completing 21 rows total, ending with Row 1,
TURN HEELRow 1 (RS) Slip 1, k 11, ssk, k 1; turn.
Row 2 Slip 1, P 5, p2tog, P 1; turn.
Row 3 Slip 1, k 6, ssk, k 1; turn.Row 4 Slip 1, P 7, p2tog, P 1; turn.Row 5 Slip 1, k 8, ssk, k 1; turn.Row 6 SIip 1, P 9, p2tog, P 1; turn.Row 7 Slip 1, k 10, ssk; turn.Row 8 Slip 1, P 10, p2tog; turn -12 sts rem.
Row 9 Knit.
GUSSETSWith Needle 1, pick up and k 10 sts along the side of the heel flap, M1 in bar between heel flap and instep needle; with Needles 2 and 3, work pattern across two instep needles; with Needle 4, M1 In bar between instep needle and heel flap, pick up 10 sts along other side of heel flap, k 6 heel sts.
Slip rem 6 heel sts to beg of Needle 1.
Knit 1 round, working each M1 st tog with st picked up from heel flap.Rnd 1 (dec) Work to last 3 sts on Needle 1; k2tog, k 1.
Knit across Needles 2 and 3.On Needle 4, k 1, ssk; k rem sts.Rnd 2 Knit.Repeat Rnds 1-2 until there are 10 sts on each needle – 40 sts.FOOTWork in St st until length of foot is 1 1/2" less than desired length.TOERnd 1 Work to last 3 sts on Needle 1; k2tog, k 1.
K 1, ssk; k rem sts on Needle 2.
Work to last 3 sts on Needle 3; k2tog, k 1, K 1, ssk; k rem sts on Needle 4.Rnd 2 Knit.Repeat Rnds 1-2 until 4 sts rem on each needle –16 sts.
Knit sts from Needle 1 onto Needle 4, and slip sts from Needles 2 and 3 onto one needle.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
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