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Twinkle Toes by DROPS Design
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Knitted DROPS Christmas socks in ”Karisma”.
DROPS Extra 0-865
DROPS design: Pattern no u-667
Yarn group B
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Size: (child- child- child- child- child) woman-woman-woman
US: (5½/6½ -7/8-9/10½-11/13-13½) 5/6½-7½/9-9½/10½
EU: (22/23-24/25-26/28-29/31-32/34) 35/37-38/40-41/43

Foot length: (13-15-17-18-20) 22-24-27 cm /
(5"-6"-6¾"-7"-8") 8¾"-9½"-10½"
Sock height: (15-16-17-17-18) 19-21-21 cm /
(6"-6¼"-6¾"-6¾"-7") 7½"-8¼"-8¼"

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio

SOCK 1:
50-50-50-50-100-100-100-100 g color no 44, light gray
50 g for all sizes in color no 01, off white
50 g for all sizes in color no 48, wine red

SOCK 2:
50-50-50-50-50-100-100-100 g color no 48, wine red
50-50-50-50-50-100-100-100 g color no 01, off white
50 g for all sizes in color no 44, light gray

SOCK 3:
50-50-50-50-100-100-100-100 g color no 48, wine red
50 g for all sizes in color no 44, light gray
50 g for all sizes in color no 01, off white

SOCK 4:
50-50-50-50-100-100-100-100 g color no 44, light gray
50 g for all sizes in color no 48, wine red
50 g for all sizes in color no 01, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4 - or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in pattern = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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  • DROPS KARISMA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.05 USD
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.
PATTERN:
See diagrams A-1 to A-4. Work entire pattern in stockinette st.

DECREASE TIP: Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

HEEL DECREASE:
Row 1 (= RS): Work until (6-6-6-7-7) 8-9-9 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): Work until (6-6-6-7-7) 8-9-9 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 3 (= RS): Work until (5-5-5-6-6) 7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 4 (= WS): Work until (5-5-5-6-6) 7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 st less before every dec until (8-10-10-10-10) 10-10-12 sts remain on needle.
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SOCK 1 (gray with dots):
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on (40-44-44-48-48) 52-56-60 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with wine red.
K 1 round, continue in rib = P 2/K 2.
Work rib for (3-3-3-3-3) 4-4-4 cm / (1") 1½", then switch to light gray and K 1 round while dec 4 sts evenly = (36-40-40-44-44) 48-52-56 sts.
Then work diagram A-1.
When piece measures (11-11-12-12-13) 14-15-15 cm / (4½"-4½"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5") 5½"-5½"-6", keep the first (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on needle for heel, and slip the remaining (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on a stitch holder (= mid on top of foot).
Work in stockinette st back and forth on heel sts with wine red for (4-4½-4½-5-5) 5-5½-6 cm / (1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4"-2"-2") 2"-2 1/4"-2½". Insert a marker.
Then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above!
After heel decrease, pick up (9-9-10-10-10) 10-11-11 sts on each side of heel with light gray and slip the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts from the stitch holder back on needle = (44-48-50-52-52) 54-58-62 sts.
Continue to work in stockinette st in the round and diagram A-1 - AT THE SAME TIME dec in each side as follows:
K tog the first 2 sts after the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot and K twisted tog the last 2 sts before the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot (i.e. work in back loop of sts instead of front).
Repeat dec every other round 3 more times = (36-40-42-44-44) 46-50-54 sts.
Continue until piece measures (10-11-13-14-16) 18-20-22 cm / (4"-4½"-5"-5½"-6 1/4") 7''-8''-8¾'' from marker on heel (= approx. (3-4-4-4-4) 4-4-5 cm / (1"-1½"-1½"-1½"-1½") 1½''-1½''-2'' remain).
Now insert a marker in each side so that there are (18-20-21-22-22) 23-25-27 sts both on top of foot and under foot.
Continue in stockinette st with wine red - AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of both markers for toe - READ DECREASE TIP: Repeat dec every other round (2-3-3-2-2) 3-3-4 more times and then every round a total of (2-2-2-4-4) 5-6-6 times = (16-16-18-16-16) 10-10-10 sts remain on needle.
On next round K2 tog around.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

SOCK 2 (wine red and off white stripes):
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on (40-44-44-48-48) 52-56-60 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with light gray.
K 1 round, continue in rib = P 2/K 2.
Work rib for (3-3-3-3-3) 4-4-4 cm / (1") 1½", then K 1 round while dec 4 sts evenly = (36-40-40-44-44) 48-52-56 sts.
Continue with diagram A-2.
When piece measures (11-11-12-12-13) 14-15-15 cm / (4½"-4½"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5") 5½"-5½"-6" (stop after 3 rounds with wine red), keep the first (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on needle for heel, and slip the remaining (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on a stitch holder (= mid on top of foot).
Work in stockinette st back and forth over heel sts with light gray for (4-4½-4½-5-5) 5-5½-6 cm / (1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4"-2"-2") 2"-2 1/4"-2½". Insert a marker.
Then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above! After heel decrease, knit up (9-9-10-10-10) 10-11-11 sts with off white on each side of heel and slip the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts from the stitch holder back on needle = (44-48-50-52-52) 54-58-62 sts.
Continue to work in stockinette st in the round and diagram A-2 - AT THE SAME TIME dec in each side as follows:
K tog the first 2 sts after the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot and K twisted tog the last 2 sts before the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot (i.e. work in back loop of sts instead of front).
Repeat dec every other round 3 more times = (36-40-42-44-44) 46-50-54 sts.
Continue until piece measures (10-11-13-14-16) 18-20-22 cm / (4"-4½"-5"-5½"-6 1/4") 7''-8''-8¾'' from marker on heel (= approx. (3-4-4-4-4) 4-4-5 cm / (1"-1½"-1½"-1½"-1½") 1½''-1½''-2'' remain). Now insert a marker in each side so that there are (18-20-21-22-22) 23-25-27 sts both on top of foot and under foot.
Continue in stockinette st with light gray - AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of both markers for toe - READ DECREASE TIP:
Repeat dec every other round (2-3-3-2-2) 3-3-4 more times and then every round a total of (2-2-2-4-4) 5-6-6 times = (16-16-18-16-16) 10-10-10 sts remain on needle.
On next round K2 tog around.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

SOCK 3 (wine red with pattern on the leg):
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on (40-44-44-48-48) 52-56-60 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with off white. K 1 round, continue in rib = P 2/K 2.
Work rib for (3-3-3-3-3) 4-4-4 cm / (1") 1½", then K 1 round while dec 4 sts evenly = (36-40-40-44-44) 48-52-56 sts.
Continue with diagram A-3.
When A-3 has been worked, finish the sock in wine red.
When piece measures (11-11-12-12-13) 14-15-15 cm / (4½"-4½"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5") 5½"-5½"-6", keep the first (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on needle for heel, and slip the remaining (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on a stitch holder (= mid on top of foot).
Work in stockinette st back and forth on heel sts for (4-4½-4½-5-5) 5-5½-6 cm / (1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4"-2"-2") 2"-2 1/4"-2½".
Insert a marker.
Then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above!
After heel decrease, pick up (9-9-10-10-10) 10-11-11 sts on each side of heel and slip the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts from the stitch holder back on needle = (44-48-50-52-52) 54-58-62 sts.
Continue to work in stockinette st in the round while AT THE SAME TIME dec in each side as follows:
K tog the first 2 sts after the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot and K twisted tog the last 2 sts before the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot (i.e. work in back loop of sts instead of front).
Repeat dec every other round 3 more times = (36-40-42-44-44) 46-50-54 sts.
Continue until piece measures (10-11-13-14-16) 18-20-22 cm / (4"-4½"-5"-5½"-6 1/4") 7''-8''-8¾'' from marker on heel (= approx. (3-4-4-4-4) 4-4-5 cm / (1"-1½"-1½"-1½"-1½") 1½''-1½''-2'' remain). Now insert a marker in each side so that there are (18-20-21-22-22) 23-25-27 sts both on top of foot and under foot.
Continue in stockinette st - AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of both markers for toe - READ DECREASE TIP:
Repeat dec every other round (2-3-3-2-2) 3-3-4 more times and then every round a total of (2-2-2-4-4) 5-6-6 times = (16-16-18-16-16) 10-10-10 sts remain on needle.
On next round K2 tog around.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.


SOCK 4 (gray with pattern on the leg):
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on (40-44-44-48-48) 52-56-60 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with wine red. K 1 round, continue in rib = P 2/K 2. Work rib for (3-3-3-3-3) 4-4-4 cm / (1") 1½", then K 1 round while dec (4-2-2-6-6) 4-2-0 sts evenly = (36-42-42-42-42) 48-54-60 sts. Continue with diagram A-4.
When diagram A-4 has been worked, continue with light gray, AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts to (36-40-40-44-44) 48-52-56. When piece measures (11-11-12-12-13) 14-15-15 cm / (4½"-4½"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5") 5½"-5½"-6", keep the first (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on needle for heel, and slip the remaining (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on a stitch holder (= mid on top of foot).
Work in stockinette st back and forth on heel sts with wine red for (4-4½-4½-5-5) 5-5½-6 cm / (1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4"-2"-2") 2"-2 1/4"-2½". Insert a marker.
Then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above!
After heel decrease, pick up (9-9-10-10-10) 10-11-11 sts on each side of heel with light gray and slip the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts from the stitch holder back on needle = (44-48-50-52-52) 54-58-62 sts.
Continue to work in stockinette st in the round with light gray - AT THE SAME TIME dec in each side as follows:
K tog the first 2 sts after the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot and K twisted tog the last 2 sts before the (18-20-20-22-22) 24-26-28 sts on upper foot (i.e. work in back loop of sts instead of front).
Repeat dec every other round 3 more times = (36-40-42-44-44) 46-50-54 sts.
Continue until piece measures (10-11-13-14-16) 18-20-22 cm / (4"-4½"-5"-5½"-6 1/4") 7''-8''-8¾'' from marker on heel (= approx. (3-4-4-4-4) 4-4-5 cm / (1"-1½"-1½"-1½"-1½") 1½''-1½''-2'' remain). Now insert a marker in each side so that there are (18-20-21-22-22) 23-25-27 sts both on top of foot and under foot.
Continue in stockinette st - AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of both markers for toe - READ DECREASE TIP:
Repeat dec every other round (2-3-3-2-2) 3-3-4 more times and then every round a total of (2-2-2-4-4) 5-6-6 times = (16-16-18-16-16) 10-10-10 sts remain on needle.
On next round K2 tog around.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

Diagram

light gray
off white
wine red


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