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Thigh High Footless Socks
Lion Brand® Sock-EaseTM
Pattern Number: 70781AD These tall leg-warmers make a bright statement!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Circumference at thigh 15 (18, 21, 24) in. (38 (46, 53.5, 61) cm) Note Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

240-204 Sock-Ease Yarn: Lemon Drop

Shades of yellow and olive green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 20.98

Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hooks- Size D (replaces item #5573-D4)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.99


Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 3 [3.25 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.70

GAUGE:
25 sts = 4 in. (10cm) in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS) 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 EXPLANATION:
K1, p1 Rib (Even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.


Row 2: K the knits and p the purls.


Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.


INSTRUCTIONS



THIGH HIGH (make 2)
Beg at toe end, cast on 46 (54, 64, 72) sts.

Work in k1, p1 rib for 14 rows.


Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm from beg, end with a WS row.


Heel Slit
Next Row: Bind off 23 (27, 32, 36) sts, knit to end.


Next Row: Purl, cast on 23 (27, 32, 36) sts over bound-off sts of previous row.


Continue in St st until piece measures 5 1/2 in.

(14 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Inc 1 st each end of next row - 48 (56, 66, 74) sts.

Rep inc row every 4 rows 11 (13, 15, 17) more times - 70 (82, 96, 108) sts.


Work even until piece measures 14 in.

(35.5 cm) above heel slit, end with a WS row.


Inc 1 st each end of next row, rep inc row every 4 rows 10 (12, 15, 17) more times - 92 (108, 128, 144) sts.


Continue in St st until piece measures 22 in.

(56 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Work in k1, p1 rib for 13 rows.


Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew seam.


With crochet hook, join yarn with slip stitch at heel slit.

Work 1 round of single crochet around slit.

Fasten off.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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