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Shadowfax by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS socks with Norwegian pattern in ”Karisma”.

DROPS design: Pattern no U-628
Yarn group B
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Sizes: woman-woman-woman-men

US: 5/6½ - 7½/9 - 9½/10½ - 11½/13
EU: 35/37 - 38/40 – 41/43 - 44/46

Foot length: 22-24-27-30 cm / 8¾”-9½”-10½”-11 3/4"

Leg length: 20 cm / 8'' in all sizes

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes in color no 53, anthracite
100 g for all sizes in color no 19, white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 – for rib

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pattern type: socks, shoe size: 35-37 (22cm), 38-40 (24cm), 41-43 (27cm), 44-46 (30 cm), theme: nordic,

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PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.10. All diagrams are worked in stockinette st.

HEEL DECREASE:
1st row (= RS): Work until 7-7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
2nd row (= WS): Work until 7-7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
3rd row (= RS): Work until 6-6-7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
4th row (= WS): Work until 6-6-7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are 9-9-11-11 sts on needle.
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SOCK:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 64-64-68-68 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 with anthracite.
K 1 round, then work 4 rounds in rib = K 1/P 1.
Switch to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4.
On next round work diagram A.4, then A.1 in size 5-9 (= 16 sts) and A.2 in size 9½-13 (= 17 sts) over all sts on needle.
Then work A.3 (= 4 sts) over all sts on needle - AT THE SAME TIME on last round dec 4 sts evenly = 60-60-64-64 sts.
Then work A.5 (= 4 sts) over all sts on needle - AT THE SAME TIME on last round dec 4 sts evenly = 56-56-60-60 sts.
K 1 round with white.
Continue to work as follows: Diagram A.6 (= 35 sts), diagram A.7 (= 4 sts) over the next 20-20-24-24 sts, finish with diagram A.8 (= 1 st).
Work diagram A.7/A.8 a total of 5 times vertically, then slip sts in diagram A.6 (= 35 sts) on a stitch holder = 21-21-25-25 sts for heel.
Work diagram A.9 over sts on needle for 5-5½-6-6½ cm / 2"-2 1/4"-2 3/8"-2½".
Insert a marker, then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above.
After heel dec, knit up 12-12-14-14 sts on each side of heel and slip the 35 sts from stitch holder back on needle = 68-68-74-74 sts.
Continue to work the 35 sts on upper foot in diagram A.6, work sts under foot in diagram A.9, AT THE SAME TIME dec on each side of st on upper foot as follows: K the 2 sts before diagram A.6 tog and K the 2 sts after diagram A.6 twisted tog (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front), repeat dec every other round a total of 5 times = 58-58-64-64 sts.
Continue with diagram A.6 and A.9.
When diagram A.6 has been worked 2 times vertically, continue as follows: Diagram A.10 (= 3 sts), diagram A.9 over the next 29 sts, diagram A.10, diagram A.9 over the next 23-23-29-29 sts.
Work until piece measures 17-19-21-24 cm / 6 3/4"-7½"-8 1/4"-9½" from marker on heel (= 5-5-6-6 cm / 2"-2"-2 3/8"-2 3/8" remain).
Then continue with pattern as before - AT THE SAME TIME dec for toes on each side of the middle st in diagram A.10 in each side.
Dec as follows before st: K the last 2 sts before mid st tog with white.
Dec as follows after st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1 with white, psso.
Repeat dec every round a total of 9-9-10-10 times = 22-22-24-24 sts remain.
On next round, with white K2 tog around = 11-11-12-12 sts.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

Diagram

= white
= anthracite

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