Cabled and plain socks: 4-6yrs 2 balls, age 9 to women's 3 balls, men's 4 balls.
Textured socks: 4-12yrs 3 balls, women's 4 balls, men's 5 balls.
Ribbed socks: 4-6yrs 2 balls, 7-12yrs 3 balls, women's 4 balls, men's 5 balls.
Tension 14sts/19 rows to 10cm, 6.5mm needles. Shown in Sirdar Click chunky (50g ball): also suitable for Crofter, Escape chunky. 5.5mm and 6.5mm needles, st holders, cable needle for cable socks.