Worked in the round, Briley contains written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. Directions are for both cuff-down and toe-up. If you feel inclined to make 2 in the same direction, that’s completely acceptable, or one of each if you’re feeling particularly topsy-turvy! Briley features 7 sizes; XX-Small, X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, & XX-Large. You’ll also find a sock worksheet, so you know how to measure your foot to achieve a perfect fit. Briley has directions for an afterthought heel, but you may substitute whatever heel you enjoy using.
The pattern is written for the magic loop method for knitting socks, however, the pattern notes do contain details should you wish to use double pointed needles instead.
• US2 (2.75 mm) 32”-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge. If preferred, four US2 (2.75 mm) double pointed needles, or size required to obtain gauge
• Tapestry needle
• Scrap yarn
• 2 Stitch markers
• 200-500 yds (275-458 m) fingering weight yarn (will vary depending on the length of your foot and leg)
Lofty Loops – Sock Base
80% Superwash Merino 20% Nylon 400 yds/ 100 g
Colorway: Wisteria Lane
7 Stitches by 10 rows in stockinette stitch = 1” (2.5 cm) on US2 (2.75 mm) needles, before blocking.
XX-Small (XXS): 6.8” (17.2 cm) circumference.
X-Small (XS): 7.4” (18.7 cm) circumference.
Small (S): 8” (20.3 cm) circumference.
Medium (M): 8.6” (21.8 cm) circumference.
Large (L): 9.2” (23.3 cm) circumference.
X-Large (XL): 9.8” (24.8 cm) circumference.
XX-Large (XXL): 10.4” (26.4 cm) circumference.
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