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DROPS 110-42 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS socks with star pattern 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
100-100 g colour no 01, off-white
200-250 g colour no 16, dark grey

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 to M.4. Diagram shows the pattern from the RS. Work the entire pattern in stocking st.
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 are13-15 sts on row.

Sock: Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 68-76 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, at the same time inc 2-4 sts evenly on first round = 70-80 sts. Insert 1 Marking Thread (MT) at beg of round. Work M.1 on all sts (= 7-8 repeats across the row). After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 work next round as follows: repeat M.2 on the first 65-75 sts (see start arrow for your size, beg by arrow and work towards the left in diagram) and M.3 on the last 5 sts. Continue in pattern like this. When piece measures 29-32 cm beg dec at the back: K tog the 2 sts after M.3 and K tog the 2 sts before M.3 into back of loop on every 4th round a total of 11-14 times (dec in M.2) = 48-52 sts. When piece measures 50-56 cm keep the first 10-11 sts on needle for heel, slip the next 23-25 sts on a stitch holder (= mid upper foot) and keep the last 15-16 sts on needle = 25-27 sts for heel. Work stocking st back and forth on heel sts as follows: 1 row dark grey, then 5-6 cm of M.4. Now dec for heel - see Heel dec. After heel dec pick up 12-13 sts on either side of heel and slip the 23-25 sts back on needles = 60-66 sts. Continue in M.2 on the 24-26 sts on upper foot, work 1 dark grey st on both side of these and work M.4 on the remaining sts. At the same time dec each side as follows: work round to 3 sts before M.2, K2 tog, K 1 dark grey st, M.2, K 1 dark grey st, K tog 2 sts. Dec like this on every other round a total of 6 times = 48-54 sts. When the foot measures 19-21 cm (= approx 4-5 cm left) work 1 round dark grey on all sts and now complete foot in M.4 (keeping 1 dark grey st on both sides of foot). Dec for toes on each side of the dark grey st follows: Dec as follows before dark grey st: K2 tog. Dec as follows after dark grey st: K 2 tog into back of loop. 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.


= off-white
= dark grey

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