The construction of Sydney's Sideways Socks lets them magically expand and contract to fit an amazing range of foot sizes, from tween to grown-up man—a great gift for folks with unknown foot sizes.
Designer Brenda K. B. Anderson
Finished Size: 7½ (8½, 9½)" long foot, unstretched, after blocking. Sample is size 8½".
Yarn: Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock (75% superwash wool, 25% nylon; 459 yd [420 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #956 vista, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Universal Yarn.
Hook: Size C/2 (2.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch marker (m); yarn needle.
Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rows = 4" in sc blo, after blocking.
Skill Level: Intermediate