*Solar Event Socks Pattern -- digital download




Inspired by the upcoming solar eclipse on Apr 8, 2024

Curious about assigned pooling yarns and patterns? Have a gorgeous hand-dyed skein that needs to be showcased?

Take a skein with small burst(s) of color and let the simplicity of your stitches highlight the beauty of the dye technique.

Instructions included for both cuff-down and toe-up construction.

Samples shown in "Solar Eclipse of the Heart" and "Comet Tail"

Limited Time Offer: Get your choice of Garden Walking Socks, Solar Event Socks, Shake Split and Dip Socks, Pushmi-Pullyu Socks or Angels Flight Socks pattern for FREE when you purchase a ready to ship skein of our Broadway sparkle Sock Sets. Make sure the yarn and the pattern are in your cart and the pattern price will automatically become free.


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Sizing and Gauge:
To fit a foot with the following measurements with approximately 1”/ 2.5 cm of negative ease:
Measure foot at the widest point
Small- 7.5”/19cm circumference
Med- 8.5”/ 22cm circumference
Large- 9.5”/ 24cm circumference
Extra-Large- 10.5”/ 27cm circumference

Circumference of actual sock: 6.2 (7, 8, 8.8)”/ 16 (18, 20, 22)cm
18 sts/ 26 rounds per 2”/ 5cm (stockinette unstretched)

1 Yarn Over New York Sock Set (1 skein of sock yarn and 1 mini for contrast toes, heels and cuffs)
   full skein: 100gr, 400-462yd/365-420m sock yarn (yarn containing nylon is highly recommended)
   mini: 20gr, 80-92yd/73-84m sock yarn
   suggestion yarns: Times Square sock, Broadway sparkle sock
   shown in: Solar Eclipse of the Heart with Here Comes the Sun Again and Comet Tail with Sea Below
2 pairs of US 1 (2.25mm) at least 24” (60cm) or long circular needle for magic loop or set of 4 dpns
1 stitch marker
Large-eye needle to weave in ends

Yarn Substitution:
Open your skein to see the colors. It should mainly one solid color with short bursts of other color(s). The bursts of colors should measure 2” to 12” (5 to 30cm) "Comet Tail" is mostly black with a 10"/ 25cm rainbow burst. "Solar Eclipse of the Heart" ts mostly black/blue with a 12"/ 30cm yellow burst and 8"/ 20cm burst of orange.

Note: Pattern is written for 2 circular needles, please feel free to substitute your favorite method.

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