These socks remind me of Dad, coming home from work as a heavy-duty mechanic out in logging camps. His big baby-blue Ford pickup rumbled up the driveway, and my mom, my sister and I ran outside, so excited to welcome him home.
|sizing||Baby (Toddler, Child, Mama, Papa)
Baby: Cuff 5" around. Foot 3.5" long.
Toddler: Cuff 6.5" around. Foot 4.5" long.
Child: Cuff 7.5" around. Foot 6" long.
Mama: Cuff 10.5" around. Foot adjustable.
Papa: Cuff 13.5" around. Foot adjustable.
|materials||DK weight yarn
Main Colour: 75 (150, 200, 225, 350) yds
Contrast Colour: 25 (40, 50, 60, 75) yds
samples shown in Madelinetosh Tosh DK in 'silver fox' and 'tart'
|gauge||24 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch (on larger needles)|
|suggested needles||US #2 / 2.75mm and US #3 / 3.0mm (or as req'd to meet gauge); double pointed needles|
|notes||sock is knit from cuff down, with heel flap, and kitchener stitch to close toe|
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