Graveyard Socks

Color stranded socks worked in a soft, sport weight yarn. The garter stitch heel is worked with two strands of yarn held together for extra reinforcement. The motif started, as usual, with scribbles on graph paper. My son noticed the resemblance to a graveyard, and I can thank him for the naming of these socks.

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Pattern Info

Finished Size: 7.5 (9)” [19, 23 cm]. This is the finished circumference which should be slightly smaller than your actual foot circumference. Leg and foot are knit to your desired length.

Yarn: Nature Spun Sport (100% wool, 184 yds/168 m, 1.75 oz/50 g)
Color A: 601 S Pepper, 1 ball.
Color B: N62 S Amethyst, 1 ball.
Color C: 701 S Stone, 2 balls.

Needles: Set of DPNs in size US 1 (2.25 mm) or size needed to achive the required gauge.

Gauge: 8 sts = 1″ (2.5 cm) over Stockinette Stitch. The gauge in the colorwork section should match or be looser than the gauge in the stockinette section. If your gauge tends to tighten up in colorwork, use a larger needle for the charted portions of the pattern. If your colorwork is too tight, your sock will not fit over your heel!

Please visit the Graveyard Socks Ravelry page.
More pictures of this pattern can be seen in the Graveyard Socks Flickr set.