These socks are rustic, warm, thick socks. They do not have a close fit, but are excellent to wear as a second layer in winter, as a second layer over your normal cotton socks in your boots, when it gets really cold, or indoors as warm, cozy socks. This pattern is worked from the cuff down. The socks have a square heel and a standard, classic toe.
Designed exclusively for us by the incomparable Marjan Hammink from Yarnissima, this pattern showcases stunning architecture. Perfect for both handpainted or semi-solid colors, The Portland Gussets pattern was inspired by Marjan's journey to the 2009 Sock Summit in Portland, OR.Knit from the toe up using Springvale Sport, a lighter sport/heavier fingering weight yarn, using 2.5mm (US 1) needles, and a gauge of 34 stitches per 10cms (4").This pattern is available via an automatic...