Sleepy Sheep Socks - Knitting Pattern PDF

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This wooly knit sock pattern is a tribute to our fiber friend, the sheep! The socks are worked from the toe up so that the happy, sleepy sheep face can be stitched on with very little fuss. The instep and leg have a textured appearance like a wooly fleece while the sole is smoother for comfort. The socks have a German Short Row heel.

The directions for this sock pattern are needle neutral. You can knit with either dpns or circular needles and the magic loop method.

Required Skills: basic knit and purl stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes, knitting in the round, short rows
Skill Level: 3 - Intermediate
Yarn Weight: 1 - Super Fine
Recommended Yarn: Skacel Zitron Trekking XXL (shown in #210 Natural and #270 Black)
Recommended Needle Size: US size 1 (2.5 mm) dpns
Finished Measurements:

finished foot circumference = 7 1/2 (8, 8 1/2) inches
finished foot length = 8 1/2 (9 1/2, 10) inches

Pattern Length: 5 pages