The Shooting Star Socks feature a fun cross-stitch pattern that’s fantastic for variegated yarns, but looks great in tonals and solids, too. While this pattern is written for double point needles, it can easily be converted to whatever needles you like to use for your socks - small circumference circulars, Magic Loop, or two circular needles.
There’s one file for the toe-up version, and a second file for the cuff down version, so you can work your socks in whichever direction you prefer! Both versions include instructions for a reinforced toe, and the toe-up version includes instructions for a reinforced heel turn.
PLEASE NOTE: this listing is for a downloadable pdf pattern, and is not a listing for the socks themselves! PDF pattern purchases are non-refundable.**
Recommended Yarn: Small Bird Workshop Nuthatch (75% merino/25% nylon) or Nest (60% wool/20% alpaca/20% nylon)
Sizes: XS (S, M1, M2, L, XL)
To fit foot circumference of 6.5 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)“/16.5 (18, 19, 20.5, 21.5, 23) cm. Leg length and foot length are adjustable.
Approximately 300 (325, 350, 375, 400, 425) yards/ 275 (300, 320, 345, 366, 389) metres of fingering weight yarn
2.25 mm (US 1) double point knitting needles, set of 4
2.5 mm (US 1.5) double point knitting needles, set of 4
3 stitch markers
34 sts and 48 rows = 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) in pattern or Stockinette using smaller needles, blocked.
If necessary adjust needle size to achieve specified gauge.
I make every attempt to represent the colours of my yarn accurately, but please know that monitors/screens and lighting conditions all present colour differently. If you have questions about colour, please do get in touch - I can provide more photos or details.
Please note: I consider one knot or join in a hank to be acceptable (it is more common to find knots in small batch/small mill or woolen spun yarns). Some of my small batch yarns are minimally processed, and may contain small bits of vegetable matter. If this is a concern, please do get in touch!
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