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Stirrup Socks
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 80004AD Keep your feet warm and your toes free! These stirrup socks are also known as yoga or pedicure socks. Note: This pattern requires knowledge of the crochet slip stitch.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Foot Circumference: 8.5 (9, 9.5, 10) in. (21.6 (23, 24, 25.5) 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.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St 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 (over even number of sts) Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.

Rep Row 1 for K1, p1 Rib.


INSTRUCTIONS



SOCKS Cast on 38 (40, 44, 46) sts.

Rows 1–6: Work in k1, p1 Rib.

Next Rows: Work even in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 2 in.

(5 cm).

Shape Heel Slit Row 1: Bind off 19 (20, 22, 23) sts, knit to end – 19 (20, 22, 23) sts at end of row.

Row 2: Purl to end then cast on 19 (20, 22, 23) sts – 38 (40, 44, 46) sts at end of row.

Work even in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 3-1/2 in.

(9 cm) then work in k1, p1 Rib for 5 rows.

Bind off.



FINISHING Sew seam.

With crochet hook and WS facing, join yarn with sl st at heel slit.

Work single crochet evenly spaced around heel slit.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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