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ROW 1 (= RS): Work row until 7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece.
ROW 2 (= WS): Work row until 7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
ROW 3 (= RS): Work row until 6-7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece.
ROW 4 (= WS): Work row until 6-7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are 14-14-16 sts left on row.
SOCK: Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 60-64-70 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with Fabel. Work 2 rounds stocking st and continue in rib, P1/K1 until piece measures 4 cm. Now continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec
6-6-8 sts evenly on first round = 54-58-62 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 8 cm keep the first 26-28-30 sts on round for heel and slip the last 28-30-32 sts on a stitch holder (= mid upper foot). Work stocking st back and forth on heel sts for 5-5.5-6 cm. Insert a marker in piece. Now dec for heel – see above. After heel dec pick up 13-14-16 sts on each side of heel and slip the 28-30-32 sts from stitch holder back on needle = 68-72-80 sts. Insert a marker each side of the 28-30-32 sts on upper foot. Continue in the round in stocking st – AT THE SAME TIME dec each side as follows: K2 tog into back of loop before the first marker on upper foot, and K2 tog after the second marker on upper foot. Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 8-8-10 times = 52-56-60 sts. Continue until piece measures 18-19-21 cm from marker on heel (= approx 4-5-6 cm remain). Now insert a marker each side with 26-28-30 sts on upper foot and 26-28-30 sts under foot. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of both markers as follows: work round until 3 sts before marker, K2 tog, K2 (marker sits between these 2 sts), K2 tog into back of loop. Repeat the dec each side on every other round a total of 4-7-9 times and then on every round 6-3-2 times = 12-16-16 sts left on round. K2 tog all the way round. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.