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New Methods for Crochet Socks by Rohn Strong. 12 patterns featuring a variety of techniques to present a collection of beautiful and functional designs.
SIZES: Directions for small size (6-8). Changes for medium size (10-12) are in parentheses.
Body Hip Size: 32-1/2"- 33-1/2" (34-1/2" - 36") Blocked Hip Size: 34" (36")
MATERIALS: Knitting worsted, 2 (4-oz.) skeins red, main color (MC); small amounts of yellow (Y) lilac (L) and rose (R). Crochet hook size F. (Or English size 10.) Hook and Needle size chart.
GAUGE: 4 sc = 1"; 4 rows = 1".
2nd Leg: Work same as for first leg; do not end off. Mark last sc for side edge.
Join Legs: Ch 1; working in back lps, sc in each of next 34 (36) sc, sc in 3rd sc
on first leg and in each of next 67 (71) sc (leaving 4 sc free for crotch), sk next 4 sc on 2nd leg
for crotch, sc in next sc and in each of remaining 33 (35) sc--136 (144) sc. Join with a sl st in first sc.
Mark for beg of rnd; do not turn.
Divide for Front Opening: From right side, join MC in front lp of 36th (38th) sc from
side st, ch 1, sc in front lp of same sc and in each sc to within last 4 sc--132 (140) sc. Ch 1, turn.
Short Rows: Row 1: From right side, join MC in 33rd (35th) sc, work sc in front lp of next st and in each of next 65 (67) sc across back, sl st in next st, turn.
POCKET: With Y, ch 4, join with a sl st to form ring.
FINISHING: Run in yarn ends on wrong side. Using rustproof pins, pin out
shorts on wrong side, measuring to insure the correct width and length. Steam-press lightly using a
steam iron or a damp cloth and a dry iron.
Lower Leg Border: From right side, join Y in foundation ch at side edge. Ch 2, dc in same ch, * sk next st, shell of 2 dc in next st, repeat from * around. Join with a sl st in top of ch 2. Cut Y; join R.
Cord: With L, ch 36" long. End off; knot ends. Lace through sc of front opening as pictured.
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