Bold Diamond Argyle Socks Pattern | Size 9½ to 12½

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Bold Diamond Argyle Socks Pattern

Sizes 9½ to 12½

COATS & CLARK'S "RED HEART" NYLON AND WOOL, 3 PIy (1 oz. "Tangle-Proof" Pull-Out Skeins): 3 skeins of No. 261 Maize for Sizes 9½ to 10½, 4 skeins for Sizes 11 to 12½ and 1 skein of No. 835 Periwinkle for all sizes.

Knitting needles, 1 pair No. 1 and No. 2.

13 bobbins.

GAUGE: 8 sts = 1 inch; 11 rows = 1 inch.

Starting at cuff with No. 2 needles, cast on 68 sts. Change to No. 1 needles and work in k 2, p 2 ribbing for 3½ inches, decreasing 1 st on last row (67 sts).

NOTE: When changing colors always twist the unused color around the other to pre­vent making holes. Chart shows one half of each row. To complete row, omit center stitch, then follow row back to beginning.
   Wind 7 Maize and 6 Periwinkle bob­bins. Change to No. 2 needles and work in stockinette st (k 1 row, p 1 row) as follows: 1st row: With Maize k 10, attach Periwinkle and with Periwinkle k 3, (at­tach Maize k 19, attach Periwinkle k 3) twice; attach Maize k 10. Starting with 2nd row on chart, follow chart until 86 rows have been completed, ending with a p row. Break off.

Divide sts for Heel as follows: Slip the first and last 16 sts onto 2 stitch holders to be worked later for Heel.

INSTEP … Attach yarn, decreasing one st at each end of first row, work as be­fore over the 33 sts to top of chart. Work one more row with Maize only, decreas­ing 3 sts evenly spaced—30 sts. Break off and fasten. Remainder of sock is made with Maize only.
   See Diamond Argyle Socks Pattern for Completion of Argyle Socks.

Bold Diamond Argyle Socks Pattern chart