Men's Socks | No. K111

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Sizes 9 to 12

MATERIALS: Chadwick's Red Heart Sock and Sweater Yarn, 4 balls (1 oz. balls) for Sizes 9 and 10; 3 balls for Sizes 11 and 12.

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

GAUGE: 7 ½ sts make 1 inch; 9 rnds make 1 inch.

CUFF . . . Cast on 66 sts loosely. Divide sts among 3 needles. Join, being careful not to twist sts, and work in ribbing of k 1, p 1 for 3 ½ inches.

Then work in pattern as follows: 1st rnd: * P 2, k 1. Repeat from * around. 2nd rnd: * P 2, k 1 winding yarn around needle twice. Repeat from * around. 3rd rnd: * P 2, place yarn at back of work, then insert needle in back loop of next st and k, removing the double yarn over from left hand needle. Repeat from * around. 4th and 5th rnds: * P 2, slip next st through back loop. Repeat from * around. 6th rnd: Repeat 1st rnd. Repeat the last 6 rnds until piece measures 11 inches in all.

Divide sts for Heel as follows: With 4th needle k across 14 sts on 1st needle, then k 2 tog; slip 17 sts from 3rd needle on to other end of 4th needle (there are 32 sts on 4th needle, 33 sts on Instep needle). Divide remaining sts on 2 needles for Instep. Work back and forth over the heel sts only as follows:

HEEL ... 1st row: Sl 1, p across. 2nd row: Sl 1, k 1 alternately across. Repeat the last 2 rows alternately until piece measures 2 ¼ inches in all, ending with a p row (Fig. 3). See Completion of Classic Socks, decreasing 1 st on 2nd needle before starting toe shaping.

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