Lightning Strike Socks

A simple but effective lightning bolt design gives a striking touch to these socks with a reverse heel and inset toe. Worked from the cuff down using a square heel.

A full written pattern including stitch abbreviations and a knitting chart.
(Heel flap and gusset as shown on blue socks.)

Skill Level
Basic stitches used throughout, with standard decreases.
Previous experience making socks may be useful.

Top Pic (Blue Socks): Third Vault Yarns Companion 4ply in ‘Lake Silence’
Bottom Pic (Grey Socks): Easy Knits Deeply Wicked in ‘Wreck’ 

100g (400m/425yards) 4ply/fingering/sock weight yarn.
I recommend a blend with at least 20% nylon or silk.

Needle | 2.5mm circular needle (min 80cm recommended for magic loop)
Notions | Yarn needle, 3 Stitch markers

Size | Circumference: Small - 17.5 cm (7”),  Medium - 20 cm (8”),  Large - 22.5 cm (9”)
Gauge | 8 stitches by 12 rows over 10cm (4”) in stocking (stockinette) stitch

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