Weldons, Volume 10, Twenty-eighth Series, _" 1895, page 13
Original specif ies 4'/ ounces of Baldwin's 4-ply fingering wool made by Messrs. John Paton, Son & Co., Alloa; four steel #15 (U.S. 000; 1.5 mm) needles.
The introduction for this sock design in Welclon's calls the pattern a "complete change from the usual plain-knitted article." The original leg measured 12" (30.5 cm) long, and the foot measured 10" (25.5 cm) long. It is a large sock, per fect for a man with a U.S. shoe size 11 or larger. To make a smaller size, you need to use smaller needles or reduce the number of stitches in the pattern. This sock has a Round Heel and Wide Toe.
Finished Size 9" (23 em) foot circumference, IOV2" (26.5 cm) long from cast-on edge to top of heel flap, and 11" (28 cm) long from back of heel to tip of toe. To fit men's U.S. shoe sizes 11 to 12.
Yarn About 600 yd (549 m) of fingering-weight (Super Fine #1) yarn. We used Sunbeam St. Ives (80% wool, 20% nylon; 200 yd [182 m]/50g; 19 wraps per inch): #3104 grouse, 3 skeins. Needles Size 0 (2 mm): set of 4 double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Stitch marker (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge 17 sts and 24 rnds = 2" (5 cm) in St st worked in the rnd, before blocking.
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