This ingenious sock design is completely reversible! As you knit, you create a delicate pattern of twisted travelling stitches; turn your completed sock inside out though, and the fabric has a different, more subtle texture, which is equally pretty.
A garter stitch sole allows the socks to be worn either way around.
It uses a hand-dyed yarn from Violet Green.
To Fit Foot Circumference
Actual Foot Circumference
Violet Green Solemate (4ply weight, 75% superwash wool, 25% nylon, 100g/400m/436yds) – 1 (1) x 100g skein of Moss
Please note this yarn has been discontinued. A good substitute would be Eden Cottage Yarns Tempo (4ply weight, 75% superwash wool, 25% nylon, 100g/400m/436yds)
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
A set of 2.25mm (UK 13/US 1) double pointed needles (DPNs) or a 2.25mm (UK 13/US 1) circular needle, 80cm long
40 sts and 47 rounds to 10x10cm (4x4in) over patt using 2.25mm (UK 13/US 1) needles
Originally published in The Knitter 71.