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diamond lucy

A subtly textured diamond pattern and a high-relief seeded rib wrap around the leg of these mirror-image socks. I chose the yarn for this design very carefully to ensure that the stitch pattern would not disappear into a deeply colored or highly textured fiber. When selecting yarn for your socks, look for a tightly twisted, smooth, light-colored yarn to make the pattern stand out.

Materials:

Approximately 400 yards fingering-weight yarn

Sample uses Blue Moon Seduction (50% merino wool, 50% Tencel) in Blue Moonstone.

US1 (2.25mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge:

8 stitches/10 rounds per inch in stockinette stitch

Sizes:

Foot circumference = approximately 8.5"






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