A Dream Walking Socks/ Beaded Pattern by Catie/ Bead Gift

Price: $6.00
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Our friend Catie fell in love with one of the Schaefer Yarn's Memorable Women colorways (Dorothy Reade -- currently out of stock, alas) and decided to create a pair of beaded socks.

She created a beauty!

This design can work well with any of our Anne colorways -- and we do have quite a great range of Anne right now.

Anne is a great light fingering weight yarn that is 60% Merino Wool Superwash, 25% Mohair and 15% Nylon. Each skein has approximately 560 yards to its 4 ounces and generally knits up at between 7 and 8 stitches per inch. Catie used size 1 (US) needles and her gauge was 7.5 stitches to one inch.

What is needed for this great little pair is simply one skein (you'll likely have a lot left over, in fact -- Catie used about 350 yards for one pair in an average woman's size) plus about 500 of size 8/0 beads.

And what we are offering here as our gift to you is the beads to "go" with your yarn if you purchase this pattern along with a skein of Anne to make it with.

Fun and absolutely lovely. The beads run through the cuff -- the foot is obviously bead-free for comfort -- and sparkle like little stars.

A neat little warm weather knit. Pre-thread the beads and off you go!