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DROPS 90-4 by DROPS Design
"Pretty knitwear for the cutest summer toes...."
DROPS Lace Socks in Alpaca
DROPS 90-4
Shoe Sizes: 35/37 - 38/40 - 42/44 (European)
[5/6 - 7/8½ - 10/12 (US)]

Foot length: 22 - 24 - 27 cm
[8-5/8" - 9.5" - 10-5/8"]

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
100 gr nr 1101, white

DROPS 3.5 mm [US 4] double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 3.5 mm [US D] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Gauge: 23 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x
10 cm

Pattern: See the charts. The pattern is seen from the right side.

Sock: Cast on 49-49-57 sts on double-pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join (the marker is the center back). Knit 2 rows (stockinette st) then knit next row as follows: Pattern 1A (= 5 sts), Pattern 1B over the following 40-40-48 sts and Pattern 1C (= 4 sts). Continue the pattern as established until Pattern 1 has been knit 1 time (24 rows) – the piece measures approx. 9 cm.
Keep the first 12-12-16 sts on needle, put the following 25 sts on a st holder (= top of foot) and keep the last 12-12-16 sts on needles = 24-24-32 sts for heel. Knit stockinette st back and forth over heel sts for 5-5.5-6 cm, then place a marker – measure the foot length from here.
Now shape heel as follows:
1st row (= right side): knit to last 7-7-9 sts, slip the next st, K 1, psso, turn the work.
2nd row (= wrong side): knit to last 7-7-9 sts, slip the next st, P 1, psso, turn the work.
3rd row: knit to last 6-6-8 sts, slip the next st, K 1, psso, turn the work.
4th row: knit to last 6-6-8 sts, slip the next st, P 1, psso, turn the work.
Continue to work short rows in the same manner, with 1 st less at end of row, until 12-12-16 sts remain on needles.
Now pick up 12-12-14 sts at each side of heel and put the 25 sts from st holder back on needles = 61-61-69 sts. Join and continue in stockinette st and the 25 sts for top of foot in Lace pattern as follows:
Sizes 35/37 + 38/40: knit Pattern 2.
Size 42/44: knit Pattern 1A (= 5 sts), Pattern 1B over the following 16 sts and Pattern 1C (= 4 sts). See that the pattern follows the previous pattern. At the same time dec at each side as follows: twist and K tog the last 2 sts before the lace pattern, and K tog the first 2 sts after the lace pattern.
Dec in this manner every other row a total of 7-5-7 times = 47-51-55 sts. Continue in stockinette st and lace pattern as established on these sts.
When the piece measures 18-20-23 cm from the marker on heel, knit 1 row (stockinette st) over all sts, and dec to 46-50-54 sts. Now put a marker at each side (23-25-27 sts between st holders).
Toe shaping: Now knit stockinette st, and dec as follows at each side of both markers: K 2 tog, marker, twist and K 2 tog. Dec in this manner at each side of each marker every other row a total of 3 times and then every row a total of 7 times = 6-10-14 sts remain on needles. On the next row, K 2 tog around row. Cut yarn and fasten and pull through the remaining sts, pull tight and fasten yarn neatly.

Crocheted edge: Crochet as follows around cast-on edge: 1 sc in first st, * ch 4, 1 sc in 2nd ch, skip over approx. 1 cm, 1 sc in the next st *, repeat * - * around entire top edge of sock, finish with 1 sl st in first sc at the beginning of row.


Diagram

K
K2 tog, 1 yo
1 yo, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
1 yo, slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso, 1 yo


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