Worked in a heavier sock or sport yarn (as shown), it will be sized to fit a man’s foot; in lighter-weight yarns on smaller needles, it will be slimmer to fit a female foot.
Sample shown in Targhee Tango Sport, shade Apilado
Targhee Tango Sport, Finn Dandy 3-Ply Sport, Better Breakfast Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, and yardage requirement.
sock circumference = 9.5” to fit feet up to 10.5”/8.25” in lighter yarn to fit feet up to 9.5”
375 yards of heavy sock or sport-weight yarn for men’s medium (socks with total foot length of more than 11 inches will require more yardage)
400 yards of lighter-weight sock yarn for the narrower sock
28 sts and 40 rows = 4” in heavier yarn; 32 sts and 44 rows = 4” in lighter-weight yarn
DPNs size 1 (2.25mm)