Original design by Vanessa Harper, Creative Director of Hanging Rock Roost - a local graphic designer, pattern designer and prolific knitter based in Geraldine, South Canterbury in New Zealand.
Chassis is a unisex sock pattern and is worked in the round, from the toe up, with a gusset, short row heel turn and heel flap design that I’ve perfected over a few sock designs. The pattern is written for three sizes and the beauty of knitting from the toe up is that you can choose how long you’d like your socks to be. You can just keep on knitting as long as your yarn allows.
Up to 100g fingering or 4 ply Sock weight yarn (choose something with at least 20% nylon for the extra longevity).
2.25mm (US 1) knitting needles, or needles that allow you to achieve gauge. These instructions are written for magic looping on an 80-100cm needle, but you can use your preferred method of sock knitting.
two stitch markers.
Gauge: 15 sts x 22 rows = 5cm in stocking stitch unblocked.
Finished size: This pattern is written for three sizes: small, medium and large. They will fit feet with an approximate circumference of 21cm, 23cm and 26cm, respectively.