Illusions The combination of the knit and purl triangles and the variegated yarn seem to move of their own accord. Socks knit from the cuff down. Buy now Ravelry Patternfish Materials Yarn: Fingering weight sock yarn. Model: Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Sand Ridge. Gauge: 8 sts per inch in stockinette. Needles: US 0 (2 mm) double pointed needles. Finished size: women’s medium. Stitch instructions: Charted and written.