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Here is my third sock pattern!!

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The Enchanted Sock of 40 Cables

Construction: Top Down with 4 needles.

Cuff: 10 inches

Calculated Cuff Measurement: 9.33 inches.

Gauge: 6 stitches per inch

Total Stitches: 56

Heel Style: Flap/Half Handkerchief; Width: Standard; Stitch: Partridge Eye

Toe Style: Standard; Toe Shape: Pointed

Stitches reduced by 10%

Needle Size: US 3 / 3.25 mm

 

Pattern:

YOU NEED TO DECREASE 1 ST BEFORE STARTING PATTERN

Row 1: knit

Row 2: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 3: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 4: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 5: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 6: P3*(C4B,p4) repeat * across

Row 7: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 8: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 9: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 10: K3*(P4, k4) repeat * across

Row 11: K3*(P4, k4) repeat * across

Row 12: K1* (C4F,C4B) repeat * across

A Shorter way to read this

Row 1: Knit across

Rows 2-5: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 6: P3*(C4B,p4) repeat * across

Rows 7-9: P3 *(k4, p4) repeat * across

Row 10 and 11: K3*(P4, k4) repeat * across

Row 12: K1* (C4F,C4B) repeat * across

C4F =Slip the next 2 sts on cable needle, leaving in frontof the work, knit the next 2 sts, then knit the 2 sts from the cable needle.

C4B = Slip the next 2 sts on a cable needle ,leaving behind the work,knit the next 2 sts, then knit the 2 sts from the cable needle.

Ribbing and Leg:

Cast on 56 stitches. Join in a ring being careful not to twist. Mark join as the beginning of the round and center of heel. Divide stitches over 3 needles (14, 28, 14) Select your desired ribbing pattern and knit circularly for 2 inches.

 

Begin Heel:

NOTE: Heel flap is worked in rows on 28 stitches.

Heel Pattern:

Row 1 *Slip 1 WYIB, k1 repeat across from *

Row 2 and 4 Slip 1, purl across

Row 3 *K1, Slip 1 WYIB repeat across from *

Knit in heel pattern until you have 28 heel flap rows. Heel flap shape should be close to square. End with a purl row.

 

Turn Heel as follows:

Row 1: Knit 14 stitches, SSK, K1, Turn.

Row 2: Sl 1, P1, P2 tog, P1, turn

Row 3: Sl 1, K2, SSK, K1, turn

Row 4: Sl 1, P3, P2 tog, P1, turn

Repeat rows 3 and 4, increasing 1 additional K or P stitch after the Sl 1 until all side stitches are consumed. End with a purl row.

 

Gusset:

Beginning with needle 1, knit across heel flap. Pick up and knit 14 stitches from the side of the heel flap and knit one stitch in the gusset corner. Knit in pattern across needle 2 Pick up and knit one stitch in the gusset corner and then pick up and knit 14 stitches from the side of the heel flap. Knit until end of round.

Stitch count is (23, 28, 23) respectively.

 

Gusset Decrease and Sock Foot:

Row 1:

Needle 1: Knit until the last 3 stitches, k2 tog, k1.

Needle 2: Work in pattern around.

Needle 3: K1, SSK, knit around.

Row 2: Work in pattern around.

Repeat these 2 rounds until total stitches equal 56. Transfer stitches as necessary so that you have returned to your original stitch placement. (14, 28, 14)

Sock Foot:

Continue knitting in stockinette on needle 1 and 3 and in pattern on needle 2 until you are approximately 1 1/2 to 2 inches from the top of your longest toe.

Shape Toe:

Row 1:

Needle 1: Knit until the last 3 sts, K2 tog, K1

Needle 2: K1, SSK, knit until the last 3 stitches, k2 tog, k1.

Needle 3: K1, SSK, knit around.

Row 2: Knit around

Continue in this manner until you have approximately 16 stitches remaining or until sock has your desired toe shape. Graft toe closed.