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Sausalito Stirrup Socks
Lion Brand® Amazing®
Pattern Number: 90667AD Stay on your toes with these beautiful striped yoga/pedicure socks! Pattern available in maxi and midi lengths.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Varies
Woman's Medium in two lengths: Mini (Maxi) Mini About 9 in. (23 cm) circumference, about 7 in. (18 cm) long Maxi About 13 in. (33 cm) circumference (at widest point), about 21 in. (53 cm) long Socks are meant to fit with negative ease - sock circumference should be less than body measurement for a snug fit.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

825-206 Amazing Yarn: Arcadia

Medium green, burnt orange, deep blue, and dark red


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GAUGE:
16 sts = 4 in. 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:
kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st - 1 st increased.



STITCH EXPLANATION
K2, p2 Rib (multiple of sts)
Row 1: *K2, p2; rep from * across.


Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.


Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.

NOTES:
Finishing requires ability to single crochet.


INSTRUCTIONS



SOCKS (make 2)
Beg at lower edge, cast on 36 sts.


Row 1: K1, p2, work in K2, p2 Rib to last st, k1.


Row 2: P1, work in K2, p2 Rib to last 3 sts, k2, p1.


Rows 3 and 4: Rep Rows 1 and 2.


Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work for about 2 in.

(5 cm), end with a WS row.


Shape Heel Slit
Row 1: Bind off 17 sts, k to end.


Row 2: P to end then cast on 17 sts over bound off sts of previous row.



Mini Size ONLY
Work even in St st for about 3 1/2 in.

(9 cm), ending with a WS row.


Rep Rows 1-4.

Bind off.



Maxi Size ONLY
Work even in St st for about 2 in.

(5 cm), ending with a WS row.


Next Row (Inc Row): K1, kfb, k to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 - 38 sts.


Next 7 Rows: Work even in St st.


Rep last 8 rows 7 more times - 52 sts after all incs have been worked.

Work even in St st until piece measures about 20 in.

(51 cm) from beg.

Rep Rows 1-4.

Bind off.



FINISHING (both sizes)
Sew seam.

With crochet hook, single crochet evenly spaced around heel slit.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
lp(s) = loop(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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