ONE HANK of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock. For contrasting cuff and heel: use leftovers from your stash.
Yarn A LLs Shepherd Sock: Iris Garden x 1
Yarn B Opal Uni Solids col:15 (small amount from your stash)
Ndls 3mm (US3)
Tension 7.5 sts and 10 rows = 1" (St st in the rnd)
* leg length (from top of picot edge to top of heel) = 14.5cm
PM: place marker
TBL: through the back loop
Using yarn B, CO 60 sts.
K 5 rnds.
Break yarn. Join in yarn A.
K 1 rnd.
Rnd 1 *K2tog, YO*
K 6 rnds
Fold and attach facing by picking up the edge of the 1st CO st and K tog with the 1st st on the ndle. Alternatively, use the CO tail yarn to sew in place.
K the next 48 rnds.
Break yarn A.
Join in yarn B.
Heel… 30 sts
Row 1 *Sl 1, K1*
Row 2 Sl 1, P29
Rep these 2 rnds until heel meas 6cm
(approx 22 rows) ending with a RS row facing.
Turn heel... round French heel
Row 1 Sl 1, K16, K2tog tbl, K1, turn
Row 2 Sl 1, P5, P2tog, P1, turn
Row 3 Sl 1, K6, K2tog tbl, K1, turn
Row 4 Sl 1, P7, P2tog, P1, turn
Row 5 Sl 1, K8, K2tog tbl, K1, turn
Cont working 1 more st until all sts have been worked.
Next row Sl 1, K across
Pick up 15 sts along selvedge heel flap, K across 30 sts, pick up 15 sts along other side of heel, K across half of the heel sts.
K 1 rnd.
Join in yarn A.
Rnd 1 N1 K to last 3 sts, K 2tog K1; N2 K; N3 K1, SSK, K to end.
Rnd 2 K
Rep rnds 1 and 2 until 60 sts rem.
Cont without dec to toe.
On the assumption that you're working with 4 DPNs and 1 working needle, proceed as folls:
Rnd 1 * K2, P1, K to last 2 sts on ndle, P2tog *
Rnd 2 K
Rnd 3 * K3, P1, K to last 2 sts on ndle, P2tog *
Rnd 4 K
Rnd 5 * K4, P1, K to last 2 sts on ndle, P2tog *
Rnd 6 K
Rnd 7 * K5, P1, k to last 2 sts on ndle, P2tog *
Rnd 8 K
Rnd 9 * K6, P1, K to last 2 sts on ndle, P2tog *
Rnd 10 K
Rnd 11 * K7, P1, K to last 2 sts on ndle, P2tog *
Rnd 12 K
Rnd 13 * K to last 2 sts on ndle, P2tog *
Rep last rnd 7 more times or until 8 sts rem.
Break yarn leaving a 21cm tail. Thread tail through rem sts, pull tight and fasten off.
Weave in ends. Steam block lightly.