Antique Rose SocksMaterials:
50g of Live 2 Knit Elizabeth yarn
7 stitches, 9 rows = 1 inch in stocking stitch
Using waste yarn and crochet cast on, cast on 24 st.
Row 1: P all sts.
Row 2: K23, turn work.
Row 3: Yo, p22, turn work.
Row 4: Yo, k21, turn work.
Continue in this manner until: Yo, p10, turn work
Next row:Yo, k9, untwist next st (yo from previous row), k2tog (yo has been knit tog with next st on needle), turn work.
Next row:Yo, p10, sl next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle, sl these sts back to left needle and p2tog tbl, turn work.
Next row:Yo, k11, untwist next 2 sts, k3tog, turn work.
Next row:Yo, p12, sl next 3 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle, sl these sts back to left needle and p3tog tbl, turn work.
Work as for previous two rows, working each row 1 st longer than the last.Until: Yo, k22, untwist next 2 sts, k3tog.
Remove crochet chain from CO and place resulting 23 live sts on needle, k these sts, m1.
Next row: k3tog (last 2 yo), knit to end of round, 48 st.
There are two repeats of the lace pattern on the top of the foot, the sole is knitted in stocking stitch.
Row 1-3: knit
Row 4: *(k2tog) twice, (yo, k1) four times, (ssk) twice* rpt once for top of foot. For sole of foot k24.
Repeat these four rows until foot is two inches less than length of foot sole.
Working only on the 24 stitches of the sole of the sock, shape heel using short rows as for toe beginning at row 2.
Continue working 12 sts of pattern over 48st of round for a further 4 pattern rpts (16 rows) Next row: knit around
Cast off 2 sts purl-wise. *Slip remaining stitch back onto left needle, cast on 1 st , cast off 3 stitches purl-wise, repeat from * to end of round. Darn in ends.