Selborne sock is knit from the cuff down starting with a stretchy lace rib followed by charted colour-work, the body and instep of the sock are knitted in a simple slip-stitch pattern and finished with contrasting heels and toes. The eye of the violet is sewn on afterwards in duplicate stitch. The pattern is one size only to fit a UK shoe 5-6. To make sure the sock fits use a stretchy cast on and make sure the floats for the colour work aren’t tight. You can try going up a needle size for the colour chart if you like.
The kit includes the pattern, Ainsworth & Prin Classic Sock (80%merino, 20%nylon) approx. 100g/365m in main colour, approx 20g/73m in CC1, approx. 3m CC2 all in a cotton drawstring bag.
Machine washable on a delicate cycle at 30 degrees.
One size fits a 5-6 UK shoe
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