The cables in these socks are meant to mimic the intermingling of water and currents, while the alternating eyelets remind me of bubbles rising to the surface. These socks are graded to three sizes and knit from the cuff down with a heel flap and gusset. They’re finished with a wedge toe.
S, M, L Finished sock dimensions: 7.5” (19 cm), 8.75” (22 cm), 10” (25.5 cm) circumference (Note: most people like their socks snug, so choose a finished sock size that is slightly smaller than your actual foot)
Fingering weight yarn, 300-380 yds (274-348 m) Sample shown knit in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock, 100% superwash wool, 2-ply construction, 395 yds (361 m) per 3.5 oz (100 g)
One stitch marker for beginning of round; optional additional markers between pattern repeats Cable needle Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Intermediate Techniques: cabling, decreases, knitting in the round, stockinette grafting