Monkey Ladder

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Monkey Ladder


A robust twist-stitch and lace pattern weaves down the leg and over the top of the foot in this top-down sock in four sizes (XS/S/M/L). Thick jungle vines pierced with light and shot with the colors of flowers and darting birds are brought to mind when a variegated yarn is used. The pattern is built with simple stitch maneuvers and the motif is reversible for toe-up construction.

Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity.

Matching Motif: Anaconda Fingerless Mitts

Suggested Yarns:knitcraft & knittery Fingering Weight Merino, Bare Naked Wools Better Breakfast Fingering, Modern Deco Lace, Stone Soup Fingering, or Ghillie Sock, Rosy Green Wool Manx Merino Fine or Merino d’Arles, Wooly Wonka Fibers Brigit Sock, Westlake Woodland Fingering Organic Merino, or any smooth fingering yarn that knits to pattern gauge 

Finished Size: 6(7.5, 9, 10.5) inches in circumference, to fit feet up to 7(8.5, 10, 11.5) inches around

Yarn requirements: 375(425, 475, 525) yards

Gauge: 33 sts and 48 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (knit flat; unblocked) 34 sts and 48 rows = 4 inches in pattern stitch (knit flat; washed and blocked)

Needles: DPNs size 1US (2.25 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge

Sample is knit in size M with knitcraft & knittery Fingering Weight Merino, colorway Jungle Journey