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Dauphin Socks is the 5th pattern in Mary, Queen of Socks.

Francis II was the King of France and was the Dauphin of King Henry II. He was also Mary, Queen of Scots’ first husband. They were betrothed as children and the first time they met it was like they had known each other their whole lives. Francis married Mary when he was 15 at the Notre Dame in Paris shortly before the sudden death of his father.

The Dauphin Socks feature a textured pattern that wraps around the back of the leg and an elegant gusset heel that is fit for a King. The texture is designed to look like a simple crown that goes around the leg.

Women’s Small: 7-12 inches around.

Women’s Medium: 7.5-13 inches around.

Women’s Large/Men’s Medium: 8.5-14.5 inches around.

Gauge: 8.5 stitches/inch using US 1 (2.25 mm) circular needle.

Yarn: 100 grams of fingering weight sock yarn

Yarn Shown:

Blue/Brown Variegated: madelinetosh Twist Light - 75% Merino/25% Nylon

Needles: Size US 1 (2.25mm) circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge. 32 inch is recommended but use the size that is the most comfortable for you.

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker (optional).

This pattern is written for magic loop, but can easily be changed to DPNs. Use 2 needles for N1, and another 2 for N2
You will get the following files:
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