4 .88oz/25g balls (each approx 109yd/100m) of Elann.com Collection Peruvian Baby Cashmere
(baby alpaca/wool/cashmere) in #2699 starlight blue
Note: Additional yarn required if length will be added to leg and/or foot
• One set (4) size 4 (3.5mm) double-pointed (dpn) needles
• Stitch markers
• Sized forWoman’s Medium.
• 7"/18cm foot circumference
• 4"/10cm from cuff to heel (folded)
• Approx 8μ"/21cm from heel to toe
• 25 sts and 34 rows = 4"/10cm over St st using size 4 (3.5mm) needles with 2
strands held together, unblocked.
• 24 sts and 36 rows = 4"/10cm over pat st using size 4
(3.5mm) needles with 2 strands held together, blocked.
TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGES.
With 2 strands held together and cable cast-on, cast on 45 sts. Divide sts evenly over 3 needles. Join, taking care not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd and sl marker every rnd.
Rnds 1-4 Knit.
Rnd 5 *K2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.
Rnds 6-9 Knit.
Rnd 10 Purl.
Rnds 11-13 Knit.
Rnd 14 K1, *p7, k2; rep from * to last 8 sts, p7, k1.
Rnd 15 K2, *p6, k3; rep from * to last 7 sts, p6, k1.
Rnds 16 and 17 K5, *p2, k7; rep from * to last 4 sts, p2, k2.
Rnds 18 and 19 K4, *p2, k7; rep from * to last 5 sts, p2, k3.
Rnds 20 and 21 K3, *p2, k7; rep from * to last 6 sts, p2, k4.
Rnd 22 K2, *p6, k3; rep from * to last 7 sts, p6, k1.
Rnd 23 *K2, p7; rep from * around.
Rnds 24-26 Knit.
Rnd 27 Purl.
Push knitted piece through needles so it is inside out withWS facing. The working yarn should be on the left-hand needle at the beginning of the rnd.
Next rnd With yarn in front, sl 1 st to the left-hand needle, bring yarn to back and sl that st back to the right-hand needle, k to the last 2 sts, k2tog—44 sts.
Work 32 rnds in St st (k every rnd).
Worked back and forth over next 22 sts.
Set-up row (RS) K22.
Row 1 (WS) Sl 1, p21.
Row 2 Sl 1, k21.
Rep last 2 rows 6 times more.
Row 1 (WS) Sl 1, p12, p2tog, p1, turn.
Row 2 Sl 1, k6, ssk, k1, turn.
Row 3 Sl 1, p to 1 st before gap, p2tog, p1, turn.
Row 4 Sl 1, k to 1 st before gap, ssk, k1, turn.
Rep rows 3 and 4 once more. Rep row 3.
Next row Sl 1, k12, ssk—all heel sts have been worked
(14 heel sts).
With RS facing and Needle 1, pick up and k 10 sts along side of heel flap; with Needle 2, k22 instep sts; with Needle 3, pick up and k 10 sts along side of heel flap, k7. Pm for beg of rnd and slip rem 7 sts onto Needle 1—56 sts.
Rnd 1 For Needle 1, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1; for Needle 2, knit; for Needle 3, k1, ssk, k to end.
Rnd 2 Knit.
Rep rnds 1 and 2 until 44 sts rem.
Work in St st until foot measures 6≤"/16.5cm from back of heel (or 1≥"/4.5cm less than desired length; see NOTE at right).
Rnd 1 Knit.
Rnd 2 For Needle 1, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1; for Needle 2, k1, ssk, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1; for Needle 3, k1, ssk, k to end.
Rep rnds 1 and 2 until 16 sts rem.
With Needle 3, k4 from Needle 1. Graft toe sts using Kitchener st.
Fold hem to inside along eyelet round and sew in place
using one strand of yarn.
Weave in ends. Block cuff.