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Wanderlust by DROPS Design
"Soft colors for your feet"
Knitted DROPS socks in 2 strands "Fabel".
DROPS 148-25
DROPS design: Pattern no fa-241
Yarn group A + A
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Size:
US: 5/6½ - 7½/9 - 9½/10½
EU: 35/37 - 38/40 – 41/43
Foot length: 22-24-27 cm / 8¾”-9½”-10½”

Materials:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
OPTION 1:
50-50-50 g color no 100, off white
50-50-50 g color no 901, candy
50-50-50 g color no 804, blue/gray
OPTION 2:
50-50-50 g color no 100, off white
50-50-50 g color no 804, blue/gray
50-50-50 g color no 903, yellow/pink

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 4 mm / US 6 - or size needed to get 19 sts x 25 rows in stockinette st with 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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  • DROPS FABEL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.00 USD
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    4.70 USD
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    4.70 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.
COLORS:
OPTION 1:
Cast on and rib: 1 strand off white + 1 strand candy
The sock: 1 strand off white + 1 strand blue/gray
Toe: 1 strand off white + 1 strand candy
OPTION 2:
Cast on and rib: 1 strand off white + 1 strand blue/gray
The sock: 1 strand off white + 1 strand yellow/pink
Toe: 1 strand off white + 1 strand blue/gray

HEEL DECREASE:
Row 1 (= RS): Work in stockinette st until 7-8-8 sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): Work in stockinette st until 7-8-8 sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 3: Work in stockinette st until 6-7-7 sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 4: Work in stockinette st until 6-7-7 sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 st less before every dec until there are 10-12-12 sts on needle.
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SOCK:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 44-48-52 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with 2 strands Fabel - see explanation on COLOR.
K 1 round, then work rib as follows: * P 2, K 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round.
When rib measures 5-5-6 cm / 2"-2"-2½", change color - see explanation above.
Continue rib over the first 22-26-26 sts on needle (i.e. beg and end with P 2), work the other sts in stockinette st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 12-13-15 cm / 4 3/4"-5"-6", keep the first 22-26-26 sts on needle for heel. Slip the other 22-22-26 sts on a stitch holder = mid on top of foot.
Then work rib back and forth over heel sts for 5-5½-6 cm / 2"-2 1/4"-2½". Insert 1 marker here, now measure piece from here! Work in HEEL DEC - see explanation above.
After heel dec, pick up 10-11-12 sts along each side of heel and slip the 22-22-26 sts mid on top of foot back on needle = 52-56-62 sts.
Insert 1 marker on each side of the 22-22-26 sts on top of foot.
Continue in stockinette st over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec in each side as follows: K the last 2 sts before the 22-22-26 sts on top of foot twisted tog (i.e. work in back loop instead of front) and K the first 2 sts after the 22-22-26 sts on top of foot tog. Repeat dec every other round 7 more times = 36-40-46 sts.
Continue to work until piece measures 17-18-21 cm / 6 3/4"-7"-8 1/4" from marker on heel.
Change color - see explanation above, and continue in stockinette st.
When piece measures 18-19-22 cm / 7"-7½"-8 3/4" (approx. 4-5-5 cm / 1½"-2"-2" remain), insert 1 marker in each side so that there are 18-20-23 sts both on top of foot and under foot.
Then dec for toes on each side of both markers. Dec as follows when 3 sts remain before marker: K 2 tog, K 2 (marker is between these sts), K 2 twisted tog.
Repeat dec in each side on every other round 3-2-3 more times and then on every round a total of 2-4-4 times = 12-12-14 sts remain on needle.
On next round K2 tog around.
Cut the yarn and pull strands through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

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