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Hermione’s Everyday Socks

By Erica Lueder

Materials
Yarn: Fingering Weight - approx
350-400yds. Sample sock knit with
Ruby Sapphire’s Sapphire Yarn in
the Colleen Colorway.

Needles: US 1 (2.25mm) – set of 2
Circular Needles, or size needed to
obtain gauge.

Gauge: 36 sts per 4 inches (10cm)

Texture Pattern
(Repeat from * to *)
Row 1: *k3, p1*
Row 2: knit
Row 3: *k1, p1, k2*
Row 4: knit

Slightly Modified Garter-Stitch
Edged Eye of Partridge Heel
Row 1: k3, p to end
Row 2: p3, *k1, sl 1* to last 3 sts, k3
Row 3: k3, p to end
Row 4: p3, *sl 1, K1* to last 3 sts, k3

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cuff
CO 64 sts, divide evenly over 2 circular needles (32 sts each needle). Join for
knitting in the round.

Work 20 rows of ribbing: *k1, p1*

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turn **continue in this manner until all sts are have been knit – there should be 18 heel sts left on the needle at this point. k7. p4. turn Next row: sl 1. turn Next row: sl 1. Begin the Texture Pattern for a total of 18 pattern repeats or until you have reached your desired length ending with row 4 of pattern. turn Next row: sl 1. k across half of the instep sts (16 sts) in pattern. p2tog. turn Next row: sl 1. 2 . k1. ssk. pu 1 extra st between the heel flap and the instep (to close the gap). k1. For Personal Use Only. k5. Using the ndl holding the heel sts (now referred to as ndl 1): pu 16 sts along the heel flap. p2tog. p6. This leaves 16 edge sts for pick up after the heel is turned. p1. Knit the Slightly Modified Garter-Stitch Edged Eye of Partridge Heel Pattern for a total of 8 pattern repeats (32 total rows) ending with Row 4 of the pattern. Texture Pattern Chart Texture Pattern Chart Legend Heel Flap The heel flap is worked using ndl 2. p 16. Switch to the other needle (now referred to as ndl 2). k1. ssk. p1. continue to knit across half of the heel sts (9 sts) **at this point there should be 42 sts on each needle** Copyright Erica Lueder & Dreams in Fiber 2012.** Pick up (pu) the heel flap sts.Leg Knit 1 row. pu 16 heel flap sts. k3. Sl 1. p1. pm. Using ndl 2: continue across second half of the instep sts (16 sts) in pattern. Heel Turn With WS facing you. p2tog. pu 1 extra st between instep and heel flap (to close gap). ndl 1 is holding the instep sts. turn Next row: sl 1. pm. ssk.

k2tog. sm. sm. k1. ssk. k to end Now we’re ready to get going on the gusset  Row 1: Ndl 1: k to 3 sts before marker. k1. 3 . ssk. k2tog. For Personal Use Only.Gusset Set up row: Ndl 1: k across the heel and heel flap sts until you reach 2 sts before the marker. Toe Decrease rounds are knit as follows: *k1. Instep Continue knitting in pattern (ndl 1: the Texture Pattern. k to end Row 2: Ndl 1: K to marker. continue to knit across the instep sts in pattern. k to end **Repeat these 2 rows until there are 32 sts left on each needle (17 gusset rows total. k2tog. sm. ssk. not including the set-up row)** Redistribute the sts so ndl 1 carries the instep sts and ndl 2 carries the sole sts. knit instep sts in pattern Ndl 2: k across instep sts in pattern. continue across instep sts in pattern Ndl 2: k across instep sts in pattern. k1* Row 1: decrease (30 sts per ndl) Row 2 & 3: knit Row 4: decrease (28 sts per ndl) Row 5 & 6: knit Copyright Erica Lueder & Dreams in Fiber 2012. sm. sm. sm. ndl 2: St st) until you have reached your desired length ending with row 4 of the Texture Pattern. Ndl 2: k across the instep sts in pattern. k to last 3 sts.

these socks remind me of something she might wear while practicing charms or transfiguration or reading up on Arithmancy in the Gryffindor Common Room.K. knit St st: Stockinette Stitch sts: stitches Inspiration: Hermione. While she can dress up with the best of them. Row 7: decrease (26 sts per ndl) Row 8 & 9: knit Row 10: decrease (24 sts per ndl) Row 11: knit Row 12: decrease (22 sts per ndl) Row 13: knit Row 14: decrease (20 sts per ndl) Row 15: knit Row 16: decrease (18 sts per ndl) Row 17: decrease (16 sts per ndl) Row 18: decrease (14 sts per ndl) Row 19: decrease (12 sts per ndl) Finishing Cut yarn leaving a 10 inch tail and weave through remaining sts using the Kitchener technique. Weave in all ends and congratulate yourself on knitting a beautiful sock  Now knit the other one if you haven’t already. Copyright Erica Lueder & Dreams in Fiber 2012. 4 . Abbreviations: CO: cast on k: knit k2tog: knit 2 stitches together ndl: needle p: purl p2tog: purl 2 stitches together pm: place marker pu: pick up sl 1: slip one stitch as if to purl ssk: slip. Rowling’s Harry Potter Series. is a rather smart and practical heroine. slip. as described in J. For Personal Use Only.