April's Trail Sock Pattern by Diedre M. Blake

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An original knitting sock design pattern by Diedr M. Blake.

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Aprils Trail SocksDesigner: Diedr M. Blake

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1 Skein of Cascade Heritage Sock Yarn (75% Merino Superwash Wool, 25% Nylon; 100g/3.5 oz; 437 yds/ 400m; Colour: 5602, Dye Lot: 9902) 1 Set of 5 Double Pointed Needles (dpn) Size 2 (larger or smaller needles to make larger or smaller socks) Stitch Markers Tapestry Needle Optional: Cable Needle (cn) Gauge: 28 stitches and 40 rows= 4inches

Stitch Notation:

k- knit k2tog- knit 2 sts together m1- make 1 increase p- purl p2tog- purl 2 sts together pm- place marker rnd- round sl- slip

st(s) stitch(es) ssk- sl knitwise twice & k slipped sts together Special Stitches: b3- sl 1 knitwise, k 1, yo, k 1, psso (pass over all three sts) c6b- sl 3 on dpn/cn hold back, k3,k3 from dpn/cn c6f- sl 3 on dpn/cn hold front, k3, k3 from dpn/cn cr2f- k 2nd st on needle, k 1st st, & slip both sts off needle t4l- sl 3 sts on dpn /cn, hold front, p1, k3 from dpn/cn t4r- sl 1 on dpn/cn, hold back, k3 p1 from dpn/cn t5b- sl 2 on dpn/cn, hold back, k3, p2 from dpn/cn t5f- sl 3 on dpn/cn, hold front, p2, k3 from dpn/cn

Note: Socks worked using 3 dpn to hold stitches. Extra dpn to be used as cable needle. Cuff (6 rnd Pattern. Repeat 3x for approx. length of 1 inches.) Cast on 60 sts and join. Spread sts as follows: Needle 1 14 sts; Needle 2- 30 sts; Needle 3- 16sts Rnd 1: *p2, cr2f, k2; repeat (rep) from * Rnd 2: *p2, k4; rep from * Rnd 3: *p2, k1, cr2f, k1; rep from * Rnd 4 & 6: rep rnd 2 Rnd 5: *p2, k2, cr2f; rep from * Work pattern twice. Work first 5 rounds of pattern for a third time. On round 6, work across Needle 1. On Needle 2, work across until last 2 purl sts. Shift sts as follows:

Shift last 2 purl sts from Needle 1 to Needle 2 (Needle 1- 12sts) Shift last 2 unworked purl sts from Needle 2 to Needle 3 (Needle 3-18sts) Shift sts from Needle 3 to Needle 1 (30sts these are heel flap sts) At this point, sock sts should be on 2 needles only.

Heel Flap (Worked on Needle 1) Row 1: *sl 1, k1; rep from * Row 2: sl 1, p to end Repeat rows 1 & 2 until flap measures 2 inches, ending on a knit row. Turning the Heel (Should be on wrong side/purl row) Row 1: p 17, p2tog, p1, turn Row 2: sl 1, k5, ssk, k1, turn Row 3: sl 1, p6, p2tog, p1, turn Row4: sl 1, k7, ssk, k1, turn

Continue working to stitch before the gap, purl/knit that stitch and the stitch following the gap together, then purl/knit 1, and turn. Work all stitches. A total of 18 stitches left on needle. End having worked a knit row do not turn. Heel Gusset With knit/right side facing, pick up 15 sts on left edge. (Needle 1 33sts) Work across Needle 2 in established Cuff pattern, (Rnd 1) Using spare needle, pick up 15 sts on unworked edge, then knit 9sts from Needle 1. This becomes Needle 3. (Needles 1 & 3- 24sts) Note: Heel Gusset worked in typical fashion, decreasing on Needles 1 & 3 until there are 15 sts left on Needles 1 & 3. On Needle 2, however, a new pattern follows and the sts will be decreased from 30 to 29. Pattern is worked over 24 rounds.

Remember: After round 17, Needles 1 & 3 will be straight knit for every round. Do not decrease when repeating pattern.Rnd 1*-Needle 1: k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: p2, k4, pm, p1, t4l, sl 2 on to cn, hold in back, k2, k2tog, p2 from cn, p3, t4l, pm, p2, k4 Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end *On Repeat of Rnd 1, Needle 2 as follows: p2, k4, p1, t4l, t5b, p3, t4l, p2, k4 Rnd 2-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, k1, cr2f, k1, p2, k6, p6, k3, p2, k1, cr2f, k1 Needle 3: k Rnd 3- Needle 1: k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: p2, k4, p2, c6b, p6, b3, p2, k4 Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end Rnd 4-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, k2, cr2f, p2, k6, p6, k3, p2, k2, cr2f Needle 3: k Rnd 5-Needle 1: k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: p2, k4, p2, k6, p6, b3, p2, k4, Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end Rnd 6-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, cr2f, k2, p2, k6, p6, k3, p2, cr2f, k2 Needle 3: k Rnd 7-Same as Rnd 5

Rnd 8- Same as Rnd 2 Rnd 9-Same as Rnd 3 Rnd 10-Same as Rnd 4 Rnd 11-Needle 1: k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: p2, k4, p1, t4r, t5f, p3, t4r, p2, k4 Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end Rnd 12-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, cr2f, k2, p1, k3, [p3, k3] x2, p3, cr2f, k2 Needle 3: k Rnd 13-Needle 1: k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: p2, k4, p1, t4r, p3, t5f, t4r, p3, k4 Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end Rnd 14-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, k1, cr2f, k4, p6, k6, p4, k1, cr2f, k1 Needle 3: k Rnd 15-Needle 1: k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: p2, k4, b3, p6, c6f, p4, k4 Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end Rnd 16-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, k2, cr2f, k3, p6, k6, p4, k2, cr2f Needle 3: k Rnd 17-Needle 1: k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: p2, k4, b3, p6, k6, p4, k4 Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end

(Needles 1 & 3- 15 sts remaining)

Rnd 18-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, cr2f, k5, p6, k6, p4, cr2f, k2 Needle 3: k Rnd 19-Same as Rnd 17 (knit on Needles 1 & 2) Rnd 20-Same as Rnd 14 (knit on Needles 1 & 2) Rnd 21-Same as Rnd 15 (knit on Needles 1 & 2) Rnd 22- Same as Rnd 16 (knit on Needles 1 & 2) Rnd 23-Needle 1: k Needle 2: p2, k4, t4l, p3, t5b, t4l, p3, k4 Needle 3: k Rnd 24-Same as Rnd 12 (knit on Needles 1 & 2)

Repeat these 24 rounds without decreases for desired length of foot until 2 inches short of foot length. (Note: A total of 2 sets of 24 rounds equals approx. 6inches.) Set-up for Toe Decrease Complete following for Needle 2: (Needles 1 & 3- Knit each round) Rnd 1: [p2, k4] x2, p2, m1, k3, [p2, k4] x 2 Rnd 2: [p2, k1, cr2f. k1] x 5 Rnd 3 & 5: [p2, k4] x 5 Rnd 4: [p2, k2, cr2f] x 5 Toe Decrease Rnd 1-Needle 1: k to last 3sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 2: k, ssk, st for st to last 3sts, k2tog, k1 Needle 3: k1, ssk, k to end Rnd2- Needles 1 & 3: k Needle 2: st for st Complete rounds 1 & 2 seven (7) times, leaving 16sts on Needle 2, and 8sts on both Needles 1 & 2. Work Round 1 until 8sts on Needle 2, and 4sts on both Needles 1 & 3. Using Needle 3 knit across Needle 1. Finish using Kitchener Stitch. Weave in all ends.

Kitchener Stitch: Break off yarn leaving a 6 inch tail. Thread yarn through tapestry needle. Holding dpns parallel, *pull tapestry needle through first stitch on front needle as if to knit & slip stitch off needle, pull yarn through next stitch on front needle as if to purl & leave this stitch on needle. Pull yarn through first stitch on back needle as if to purl & slip off needle, pull yarn through next stitch on back needle as if to knit & leave on needle. Repeat from * until all stitches have been worked.

Please, let me know if you find any errors in this pattern and I will correct. Thanks so much! D.

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