Men's Hunting Socks | No. K104

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Sizes 8 ½ - 12 ½

MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Knitting Worsted, 6 balls (1 oz. balls) of Grey and 2 balls of Red for each size.

Clark's O.N.T. Double-pointed Plastic Sock Needles, 1 set No. 5 (3 ¾ mm. size).

GAUGE: 5 sts make 1 inch; 7 rnds make 1 inch.

CUFF . . . With Red, cast on 76 sts loosely. Divide sts among 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts. Work in ribbing of k 2, p 2 for 5 inches. Break off Red, attach Grey and work in stockinette st (k each rnd) for 4 inches. Then divide sts as follows: On next rnd, with 4th needle k across 19 sts on 1st needle; slip 19 sts from 3rd needle onto other end of 4th needle (there are 38 sts on 4th needle). Divide the remaining sts on 2 needles. K to end of rnd.

On next rnd, starting at 1st needle (the needle with the 38 sts), k 18, k 2 tog (this is center back); k to end of rnd. Work 3 rnds without decreasing.

Continue in this manner, decreasing 1 st at center of first needle on every 4th rnd until 26 sts remain on 1st needle. Work without decreasing until piece measures 17 inches in all.

Divide sts for Heel as follows: Slip 3 sts from 2nd and 3rd needles onto each end of 1st needle (there are 32 sts on heel needle).

Work back and forth over the heel sts only as follows:

HEEL ... 1st row: Sl 1, p across. 2nd row: Sl 1, k across. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until piece measures 2 ¼ inches, ending with a p row (Fig. 3). See Completion of Classic Socks.

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