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DROPS 110-43 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS socks with pattern borders in ”Karisma”. Yarn alternative ”Merino Extrafine”.

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Size: 38/40 - 41/44
Foot length: 23 - 26 cm.
Sock length: 58 - 65 cm.
Materials: DROPS Karisma
200-200 g colour no 16, dark grey
100-100 g colour no 01, off-white

DROPS double pointed needles size 3.5 mm – or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS double pointed needles size 3 mm – for rib.

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pattern type: socks, shoe size: 38-40 (24cm), 41-43 (27cm), theme: nordic,

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Pattern: See diagram M.1 and M.2. Diagram shows the pattern from the RS. Work the entire pattern in stocking st.
Decreasing tip, applies to back of sock: Dec before Marking Thread (MT): K 2 tog. Dec after MT: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.
Heel dec:
Row 1 (= RS): Work row until 7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, turn the piece.
Row 2 (= WS): Work row until 7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P1, psso, turn the piece.
Row 3: Work row until 6-6 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, turn the piece.
Row 4: Work row until 6-6 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P1, psso, turn the piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are12-14 sts on row.

Sock: Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 72-80 sts on needle size 3 mm with dark grey. Work rib, K2/P2, until piece measures 13-16 cm. Change to needle size 3.5 and work 2 rounds stocking st. Continue in M.1 on all sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 continue in M.2 on all sts. When piece measures 30-32 cm insert 1 Marking Thread (MT) at beg of round (= mid back) and dec on each side of MT - see Decreasing tip - on every 5-4 round a total of 12-14 times = 48-52 sts. When piece measures 50-56 cm keep the first 12-13 sts on needle for heel, slip the next 24-26 sts on a stitch holder (= mid upper foot) and keep the last 12-13 sts on needle = 24-26 sts for heel. Now complete sock in dark grey. Work 5-6 cm stocking st back and forth on heel sts. Now dec for heel - see Heel dec. After heel dec pick up 12-13 sts on either side of heel and slip all sts back on needles = 60-66 sts.
Insert 1 MT on each side of the 24-26 sts on upper foot and dec 1 st each side – see Decreasing tip - on every other round a total of 6 times = 48-54 sts. When the foot measures 19-21.5 cm (= approx 4-5 cm left) dec for toes on each side of both MT by K tog the 2 sts before MT and the 2 sts after MT (=4 dec per round).
Dec like this each side on every other round 3 times and then on every round 7-9 times = 8-6 sts left on needle. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.

Diagram

= off-white
= dark grey

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