Elegant socks with cables galore, plus a “buried treasure” of glittering beads. The cables cause the leg to draw in more than usual, so the number of leg stitches has been increased to compensate. These extra stitches are then decreased in the gusset with a special technique.
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Sock yarn, 380 yds. Sample socks used Sweet Georgia Handpainted Sock (100% merino wool, 400 yds/100 g) - 1 skein in Blush
Fits women’s medium/large. Foot/leg circumference 8.5 (9.5)” Leg measures 5.5” from top of cuff to ankle.
36 sts, 48 rows = 4 inches over stockinette stitch knit in the round.
Error found in pattern on 4/22/10. The number of stitches after completing the heel and picking up stitches for the gusset should be 100 for the medium size, 112 for the large size. These extra stitches are then decreased in the gusset to the proper number of stitches for the foot.
Round 1 of Beaded Rib Pattern should read:
Rnd 1: (P3, k2) twice, p4, k2, p3, k2, p4, *k1, p4, k1, repeat from * to last st, p1.