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DROPS 100-20 by DROPS Design

DROPS socks with lace pattern in DROPS ”Alpaca”.

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Size: 35/37 – 38/40 – 41/43
Foot length: 22 – 24 – 27 cm
Leg length: 21 – 23 - 25 cm

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes colour no 1101, white

DROPS double pointed needles size 2 mm or size needed to obtain the correct knitting tension.

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pattern type: socks, pattern/technique: lace, shoe size: 35-37 (22cm), 38-40 (24cm), 41-43 (27cm),

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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 American English, please click here.
Knitting Tension: 30 sts x 39 rows on needles size 2 mm in stocking st = 10 x 10cm.

Pattern: See diagrams M.1-M.3. The pattern diagram is seen from the RS.

Decreasing tip (apply to calf):
Dec as follows 3 sts before marker: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso, K1.
Dec as follows after marker: K1, K2 tog.

Decreasing for heel:
1st row (= RS): K until there are 8-10-11 sts left on row, slip next st, K1, psso, turn piece
2nd row (= WS): P until there are 8-10-11 sts left on row, slip next st, P1, psso, turn piece
3rd row (= RS): K until there are 7-9-10 sts left on row, slip next st, K1, psso, turn piece
4th row (= WS): P until there are 7-9-10 sts left on row, slip next st, P1, psso, turn piece
Continue like this with 1 less st left before each dec until there are 14-16-16 sts left on row.

SOCK
Knitted round on double pointed needles from mid back. Cast on 190-200-220 sts on double pointed needle size 2 mm and knit picot edge as follows: *10 stocking sts, lift st 9, then st 8, then st 7, then st 6, then st 5 and then st 4 over st 10 (= last st knitted) = 4 sts left*, repeat from *-* all the way round = 76-80-88 sts left. Knit 1 round, adjusting no. of sts by 1-2-1 sts evenly distributed on round to 75-78-87. Continue in diagram M.1 for 2 cm.
After M.1 knit 1 round, at the same time adjusting no of sts to 72-72-81.
Continue in diagram M.2. After M.2 dec 6-0-3 sts evenly = 66-72-78 sts.
Now insert a marker at beg of round and continue in diagram M.3 (knit sts not fitting into M.3 in stocking st).
When piece measures 10 cm dec 1 st each side of the marker – see Decreasing tip – on every other cm a total of 2-2-3 times = 62-68-72 sts.
Continue in M.3 until piece measures 21-23-25 cm. Now keep the first 13-16-18 sts on needle, put the next 36 sts on a thread or a stitch holder (= mid upper foot) and keep the last 13-16-18 sts on needle = 26-32-36 sts for heel.
Knit 5-5.5-6 cm stocking sts on heel sts and then dec for heel – see above.
After the heel dec pick up 15-16-18 sts on each side of the heel and put the 36 sts from the thread or a stitch holder back on the double pointed needles = 78-82-88 sts. Continue in stocking sts on the first 21-23-26 sts, M.3 on the middle 36 sts and stocking st on the remaining 21-23-26 sts.
At the same time dec as follows: Knit the 2 sts before the 36 sts at the mid top of the foot, twisted tog (i.e. knit into the back part of sts instead of the front), then knit the 2 first sts after the 36 sts at the mid top foot, tog. Dec on every other row a total of 11-10-10 times = 56-62-68 sts. Continue in pattern until piece measures 18-19-21 cm from the edge of the heel. Now insert a marker each side (28-31-34 sts between each marker). Continue in stocking sts on all sts and dec for toe on both sides of each marking thread as follows: K2 tog, marker, K2 twisted tog. Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 4-8-10 times and on every round a total of 7-4-2 times = 12-14-20 sts left. On next round knit all sts tog 2 by 2.
Cut the thread and pull it through remaining sts. Sew tight.

Diagram

= K
= P
= yo
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso
= slip 1 st as if to knit, K2 tog, psso

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