Lears Socks by Kate Atherley

Lear’s Socks


Lears Socks

These are straightforward, classic men’s socks, worked from the top down with a reinforced heel flap, a band heel, and a deep gusset for best fit. In multiple sizes for all the men you love unconditionally. The pattern is written generally, for dpns, magic loop or two circulars—however you wish to work.

Designer: Kate Atherley

Men’s S (M, L, XL, 2X); shown in size L
Sock designed to be worn with approx 1″ / 2.5cm of negative ease in circumference.
Note that to keep the integrity of the stitch pattern, there are only 2 different sizes for the legs, but the heels and feet are graded for a variety of men’s sizes.

Finished Measurements
Finished foot circumference: 8 (8½, 9, 9¾, 10¼)” / 20.5 (21.5, 23, 25, 26)cm
Finished leg length: 7½” / 19cm; adjustable
Finished foot length: 9 (9½, 10, 10½, 11)” / 23 (24, 25.5, 26.5, 28)cm; adjustable

Indigodragonfly MCS Sock (75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere, 10% silk; 400 yds / 366m per 115g skein); color: “Only, the exact phrase I used was ‘Don’t’”; 1 (1, 1, 1, 2) skein(s)
Note: for the largest size, you may well only need 1 skein, but if you don’t work to gauge, or want to make the foot or leg significantly longer than called for in the pattern, you will likely need a second skein.

28 sts and 44 rnds = 4″ / 10cm in both St st and pattern stitch in the round

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