Feather Lace Socks


size: women's medium

yarn: fingering weight, approx 400 yds

needles: US size 1 (2.25mm) [16" circulars (2) or 42" circular (1) or set of 5 dpn]

notions: small cable needle, yarn needle

gauge: 32 sts & 44 rnds = 4"/10 cm in St st

skills used: knitting on 2 circulars, yo's, inc, dec, sewn BO, short rows

construction: toe-up with short-row heel



Feather Lace Socks are a dream if you’ve been wishing for a light, feminine sock either for yourself or for a very special gift. Knit them in a luxury yarn like this Schaefer Audrey and you’ll feel positively royal. Knit these lace socks with superfine weight yarn on size 1 needles from the toe up, put in a short row heel, and finish them off with a twisted-stitch rib cuff. Wear them with your dressy shoes, if you even want to put them in shoes at all.