These ‘Lovely Socks’ feature stranded colourwork inspired by the knitting traditions of the Shetland Isles and Scandinavia.
The socks are knitted top down, commencing with a picot cuff.
Sized to fit 20.5/23/25.5cm (8/9/10″) foot circumferences. Foot length is customised.
You will need 200 metres/220 yards each of two shades in 4ply/fingering weight sock yarn. The pictured sample was knitted with Artist’s Palette ‘Smoothie Sock’.
Suggested needle sizes are 2.25mm/US 1 and 2.75mm/US 2. Tension/gauge is 32 stitches and 44 rounds per 10cm/4″ in stranded pattern after blocking.