Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr

Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr | Twisted
Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr | Twisted
Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr | Twisted
Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr | Twisted
Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr | Twisted
Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr | Twisted
Brand
Twisted
Craft
Knitting
Yarn
400 yards fingering-weight
Size
Adult
Skill Level
Intermediate
Designer
Sorren Kerr
Delivery
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Hightower Socks pattern - by Sorren Kerr

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Brand
Twisted
Craft
Knitting
Yarn
400 yards fingering-weight
Size
Adult
Skill Level
Intermediate
Designer
Sorren Kerr
Delivery
PDF Download

My Grandmother was born Donna Frances Hightower in 1918. She was a woman of many talents, much wisdom, and lots of love. These socks are named for her. The pattern reminds me of the many long walks we would take, up and around the small hill by her house, on a quiet country road surrounded by tall pines and farmland.

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Yarn

Approximately 400 yards/365 meters fingering-weight yarn. Shown in Hazel Knits Artisan Sock, colorways Frost (light blue) and Lichen (yellow).

Needles

US #1/1.25 mm (or size to get gauge) for working a small item in the round (either two circulars, or one long circular for magic loop, or double points)

Notions

Stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge

32 sts = 4”/10 cm in garter stitch after blocking

Size

One size fits most women’s feet - this sock is nice and stretchy. Length is easily customizable. Approximate circumference after blocking:
at cuff, unstretched: 6.5”/16.5 cm
at mid-foot, unstretched: 7.5”/19 cm

Skill Level

Intermediate (grafting, knitting in the round, lace)

Construction

This cuff-down sock should stretch to comfortably fit the circumference of most women’s feet. Lengthen or shorten the foot for a perfect fit. Yardage is based on roughly a 9" total foot length - significantly adapting cuff or foot length will use more or less yarn.

Pattern Updates

12/2013 - originally published
10/2018 - updated layout