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Well Spotted

Skill level: Intermediate

Suggested Needle(s): US #1 (2.25 mm)

Sizes Offered: XS to XL

Yarn Weight: fingering

Yardage Required: 300 to 500 yards

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Well Spotted is an ideal pattern to highlight hand painted yarns. The vast majority of this sock is worked in very simple stockinette stitch. The spots are created by knitting into a stitch 5 rounds below and unraveling the stitches above it. The socks are suitable for men, women and children and come in five sizes.

Circumference (unstretched): 5.75(7, 8.25, 9.5, 10.75) inches in circumference before blocking

MC: 1(1, 1, 2, 2) skeins solid fingering weight sock yarn (shown in Stroll Solid, Navy). Sock pictured used 35 g.

CC: 1(1, 1, 2, 2) skeins variegated fingering weight sock yarn (shown in Stroll Handpaint, Playtime). Sock pictured used 31 g.