Crossings feature a simple travelling slipped stitch over a background of garter stitch. These socks are knit from the top-cuff down, with a heel flap and gusset.
When purchasing the pattern, you get access to two files in two languages (4 documents total): one with instructions to knit the socks with double pointed needles and another using the magic loop method.
You will need: Approximately 365 m / 400 yards of fingering weight yarn, shown here in House of A La Mode Fingering, ‘Unicorn Dust’ colourway.
Note that the yarn quantity required will vary depending on the length of the foot that you knit but one skein should be plenty to knit sizes 1 and 2. Size 3 might need an additional skein.
2.25 mm/US 1 circular needle, 80 cm / 32 inches in length (or needle size to achieve gauge) Tapestry needle, cable needle, one marker (optional)
1 (2, 3). Shown here in size 2.
Leg length to the top of the heel flap: 15 cm / 6 inches.
Foot length: Adjustable.
Leg and foot circumference: 18 (19, 21.5) cm / 7 (7.5, 8.5) inches, unstretched. Recommended fit is 2.5 cm/1 inch of negative ease.
34 sts and 54 rows = 10 cm/4 inches in pattern