Vanilla Sock with Gusset and Choice of Reinforced Heel

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This pattern is for a basic toe-up sock with a gusset and reinforced heel flap, suitable for both men and women. There is a choice of style of heel flap – standard Heel Stitch or Eye of Partridge. Although there are detailed instructions given for four sizes, there is also a section that explains how to use this as a starting point for a smaller or larger sock. Along the way, as well as instructions there will be explanations – why you’re doing something rather than just telling you what to do.

Because the pattern provides the formulae for you to make your own calculations in addition to the four sizes detailed, you will also be able to use it for socks using different weight yarns or a different knitting gauge.

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Jo Torr
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Gauge - 32 stitches and 44 rows to 4 inches (10 cm), measured in stocking stitch, though pattern also gives instructions for other gauges.

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