12 Adult Basic Socks
This pattern is written for three gauges. The length of the foot determines the fit of the sock (9"-13"). For a narrower foot use one needle size smallers. Wool/nylon sock yarn or 100% wool & wool blends that are tightly plyed are recommended. Wool/nylon heel yarn or nylon to knit into the heel can also be used.
420 yds. fingering weight yarn
Gauge: 7 sts = 1"
US #3 dpns or size needed to obtain gauge
350 yds. DK/Sport weight yarn
Gauge: 5.5 sts = 1"
US #5 dpns or size needed to obtain gauge
285 yds. worsted weight yarn
Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1"
US #7 dpns or size needed to obtain gauge