Portreath ~ PDF knitting pattern

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.

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To Fit Foot Circumference
21 (23)cm
8.25 (9)in

Actual Foot Circumference
17.5 (19.5)cm
7 (7.5)in

Sample used
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)

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 
Stitch marker 

40 sts and 47 rounds to 10x10cm (4x4in) over patt using 2.25mm (UK 13/US 1) needles

Originally published in The Knitter 71.