Cheviot Socks Pattern
Cheviot Socks Pattern

Cheviot Socks Pattern

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Knee-high Socks 

Worked on straight needles from the top down this is a great basic ribbed sock that can be easily adapted for individual leg and foot lengths.

- Jo Storie

 

Ability: Intermediate 

Skills Required: Flat knitting, basic shaping, picking up of stitches or grafting

Yarn Type: Alpaca Loft’s 100% Baby Alpaca. We went all out and stretched the budget with 100% Scottish cashmere that’s been plied up to 4ply. However if Cashmere is too rich for you and you are on a budget try Drops Baby Alpaca Silk, 50g =167m/182yds = 4 balls

Yarn Shade: Any shade to match your style!

Yarn Weight: 4 ply

Sizes to Fit:

One Size
This pattern has been worked to fit an average adult female foot UK 6-8, however it can be very easily adjusted to any foot or leg length our model is wearing a UK size 6

Baby Alpaca Silk, 50g =167m/182yds = 4 balls

*Aran weight: 100g (approx 145m / 159yds). Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.

Materials Required: 
One pair each of 2.75 mm (US 2) & 3.25mm (US 3) straight needles 
Stitch holders 
Tapestry needle for sewing up 
Yarn approx. 175g- 4ply (sport) weight = 665m/727yds

Tension:

In stocking stitch using 3.25 mm (US 3) needles: 21 sts x 32.5 rows 10 x 10cm (4 x 4 in) – adjust your needle size to match this tension.