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DROPS ankle socks in double thread “Fabel”.

Tags: socks,

Size: 35/37 – 38/40 – 41/43
Foot length: 22-24-27 cm
Leg length: 9-9-10 cm

Materials: DROPS Fabel, from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes colour no 151, guacamole

DROPS double pointed needles size 5 mm - or size needed to obtain 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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Pattern instructions

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.
Rib: *K1, P2*, repeat from *-*.

Heel: Work 1 row on all heel sts, at the same time dec 4 sts evenly = 16-18-20 sts. Now continue in stocking st, at the same time put 1 st on a thread at the end of every row until there are 5-6-7 sts on thread each side = 6-6-6 sts left on needle. Insert a Marking Thread (MT) in piece (to measure from). Now continue in stocking st, at the same time put 1 st from thread back on needle at the end of every row. NB! To avoid a hole in transition, pick up 1 new st between needle and thread. On next row K tog the 2 new sts. Continue until there are 16-18-20 sts on needle. Work 1 row on all sts.
Knitting tip: When turning piece mid round slip 1 st as if to knit, tighten thread and continue (to avoid a hole in transition).

Sock: Knitted in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 42-45-48 sts on needle size 5 mm with double thread Fabel. Insert a MT at beg of round = mid back. Work 2 rounds stocking st and continue in Rib – see above. Remember the knitting tension! When piece measures 3 cm continue in stocking st, at the same time work elevation at back as follows – see Knitting tip: work 6 sts past MT mid back, turn piece and work 6 sts past MT on the other side, *turn piece, work 6 sts past previous turn*, repeat from *-* until there are 6-9-12 sts left on round mid front. Turn piece again in order to work piece from RS and continue to MT. Now keep the first 10-11-12 sts on needle, put the next 22-23-24 sts on a thread (= mid upper foot) and keep the last 10-11-12 sts on needle = 20-22-24 sts for heel. Work Heel – see explanation above. Now put sts from thread back on needle = 38-41-44 sts. Continue in stocking st, at the same time dec on every 2 cm twice as follows: K tog the last 2 sts before sts on upper foot into back of st and K tog the first 2 sts after sts on upper foot = 34-37-40 sts. When piece measures 18-19-21 cm from MT on heel insert a MT each side with 17-18-20 sts on upper foot and 17-19-20 sts under foot. Dec 1 st on both sides of each MT on every other round a total of 3-4-6 times and on every round 4-4-2 times as follows: Before 1 st and MT: K2 tog, after MT and 1 st: K2 tog into back of st = 6-5-8 sts left on round. Cut the thread, pull through remaining sts and fasten.

Comments (6)

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Anne G 16.01.2008 - 10:31:

God model - lige til at ha til gæster!!

Vibeke Antczak 08.01.2008 - 22:59:

Disse vil jeg gerne strikke til mig og andre

Ranee 08.01.2008 - 21:33:

Sånne har jeg lyst på. Riktig fine.

Barbro Anderson 08.01.2008 - 07:50:

Vill sticka dessa till mig själv och även till vänner och bekanta. Trevlig present.

Inger Jensen 15.12.2007 - 08:43:

Rigtig lækre at ha på en kølig sommer aften og de ermeget fikse

Stickfantomen 15.12.2007 - 02:54:

Grymt läcker, ja crispig färgkombination. Perfekt å ha med på festivalkamping i sommar för fötter trötta av dans och stomp.

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