Aja Socks

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BY JOANNA RADOW

Yarn

1 3.5oz/100g (437yd/400m) skein of SweetGeorgia Bulletproof Sock (SW merino/nylon/silk/mohair) in color Undyed/Natural

Needles

Set of four US 2 (2.75mm) double pointed needles (dpn), or size needed to get gauge

Materials

Tapestry needle

Gauge

32 sts and 40 rows = 4”/10cm in Stockinette stitch

Sample Size (shown in size 8)

Shoe Size Women’s - 8 (9, 10)
Foot Length - 9¾ (10, 10¼)”/24.5 (25.5, 26)cm
Ankle Circumference - 7.5”/19cm
Height (cuff to heel) - 4”/10cm

2x2 RIB

Rnd 1 *K2, p2; rep from * to end of round.

WRAP & TURN (W&T)

Wyib, slip the next stitch purlwise.
Bring the yarn to front of work between the needles. Slip stitch from right needle back to the left. Turn your work.

RUFFLE

NOTE Ruffle is worked on WS of sock, and designed to fold down to RS when worn. CO 90 st and divide onto 3 dpn as follows: 36, 36, 18. Join in the round without twisting sts. Purl one rnd. Knit one rnd. Purl one rnd.

Work rnds 1-12 of Ruffle Chart—60 sts remain.

Knit 3 rnds.

Purl 1 rnd.

Knit 2 rnds.

Knit to last stitch before end of round, w&t. Invert cuff so WS is facing out and needles are back in working position. Continue working sock from this direction.

ANKLE

Work 2x2 Rib for 9 rnds.

Work in St st for 4 rnds, or ½”/1cm.

HEEL FLAP

NOTE Heel flap is worked in back and forth in rows.

Set-up: Re-distribute sts as follows: 30, 15, 15. Work following rows over 30 heel sts.

**Row 1 (RS) *Sl1 wyib, k1; repeat from * to end of needle. Turn.

Row 2 (WS) Sl1 wyif, p to end. Turn.

Rep from ** 15 times, ending with a WS row.

TURN HEEL

Row 1 (RS) Sl1, k16, ssk, k1, turn.

Row 2 Sl1, p5, p2tog, p1, turn.

Row 3 Sl1, k6, ssk, k1, turn.

 
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