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Sanseveria Socks Kit by Sonja Bargielowska

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These socks are for anyone who - like me - struggles narrowing down their colour choices. Three 50g skeins of sock yarn is enough to make two pairs of socks, by swapping the shades around. Playful stripes and simple stocking stitch make these a wonderfully addictive knit. 

If you fancy a different colour combination of Exmoor Sock yarn please add to the special instructions box at checkout.

This kit includes 3 skeins of Exmoor Sock yarn, pdf pattern which will be emailed and a sachet of Eucalan wool wash to block your beautiful socks.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Sock foot circumference: 15 (18, 20.5, 23) cm / 6 (7, 8, 9) inches
Leg Length: 18 (20.5, 21.5, 25) cm / 7 (8, 8.5, 9.75) inches (adjustable) 
Foot length: 16.5 (20.5, 23, 26) cm / 6.5 (8, 9, 10.25) inches (adjustable) 

Designed to be worn with 2.5 cm / 1 inch negative ease on both foot circumference and length, to ensure a good fit.

YARN REQUIREMENTS 
John Arbon Textiles Exmoor Sock, 4-ply (60% Exmoor Blueface, 20% Corriedale, 10% Zwartbles, 10% Nylon; 200 metres per 50g) 

MC: Whortleberries (navy); 1 skein
CC1: Mizzle (undyed); 1 skein
CC2: Quick Beam (orange); 1 skein

Note: Using three skeins of yarn, it is possible to make two pairs of socks (as long as one pair is knitted in one of the smaller sizes). Simply reverse MC and CC2 on the second pair.

GAUGE
36 sts x 44 rows = 10 cm / 4 inch square measured over Stocking Stitch

Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge after blocking.

NEEDLES + NOTIONS
2.25 mm (UK 13, US 1) knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round

3 stitch markers (including 1 unique marker) 
Darning needle to sew in ends 

TECHNIQUES INCLUDE
Working heel turn, picking up stitches, decreasing, Kitchener grafting, simple stripes.

PATTERN NOTES
This sock is knitted top down, with a textured slip-stitch heel flap for extra comfort. Stripes add a dash of interest when knitting the foot. Both the leg and foot lengths are adjustable, so I recommend periodically trying on these socks as you go, to ensure the best fit.