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Creme Brulee Socks

The Creme Brulee Socks, a pair of caramel-colored socks with eyeled and seed stitch panels, are laid flat on a white marble surface with both toes pointed left. They're surrounded by pink and white roses and a mint-colored teacup.

Creme Brulee Release

The Creme Brulee Socks are now available on Payhip, Etsy, and Ravelry! Here you’ll find links and some discount codes.

Payhip:

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Ravelry:

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About the Creme Brulee Socks

This pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knit by a pool of at least ten testers.

There are few treats I’ve never been tempted to make for myself at home, but one of them is the elusive crème brûlée. Something about the finicky nature of custard, the little ramekins, and the involvement of a blow torch makes me just a little bit nervous, so I’ve decided to leave this one to the professionals.

But whenever I’m at a restaurant with crème brulee on the menu, well, you know what I’m ordering for dessert.

The warm, golden color and the texture of these socks reminded me of the perfect crispy crust on a crème brûlée. You’ll find that, unlike my favorite scorched treat, these socks aren’t fiddly at all, but instead have a simple four-row pattern repeat that looks much harder than it really is. Both the socks and the dessert, though, are highly satisfying.

Creme Brulee Socks Specs and Details

SIZES
S, M, L
Finished sock dimensions: 7” (18 cm), 8” (20 cm), 9” (23 cm) circumference (Note: most people like their socks snug, so choose a finished sock size that is slightly smaller than your actual foot)

MATERIALS
Fingering weight yarn, 300-380 yds (274-348 m)

Sample shown knit in Oink Pigments Targhee Sock, Heavy Fingering Weight, 100 g/400 yds, 90% USA Superwash Targhee/10% Nylon, 3-ply

GAUGE
4” (10 cm) square = 34 stitches x 41 rows in stockinette

NEEDLES
One set of needles for your preferred style of small-circumference knitting in a size to match gauge listed above

Suggested needle size: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)

TOOLS
One stitch marker for beginning of round; optional additional markers between pattern repeats
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

Techniques: wrapless short rows (tutorial included), increases, decreases, knitting in the round

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