DROPS Extra / 0-510

DROPS Extra 0-510 by DROPS Design

Knitted and felted DROPS Christmas stocking in ”Eskimo” and ”Puddel”.

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Height before felting: approx 62 cm
Height after felting: approx 37 cm
150 g colour no 08, red
100 g colour no 01, off-white

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 9 mm – or size needed to get 10 sts x 14 rows in stocking st with Eskimo = 10 x 10 cm before felting.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 7 mm – or size needed to get 10 sts x 14 rows in stocking st with Puddel = 10 x 10 cm before felting.

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STOCKING: Worked back and forth on needle from bottom top, and sewn tog mid front and under foot afterwards.
Cast on 52 sts on needle size 9 mm with Eskimo. Work stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME after 2 rows cast on new sts each side at the end of every row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times = 68 sts.
When piece measures 10 cm cast off each side at the beg of every row: 1 st 4 times, 2 sts 2 times and 3 sts 1 time = 46 sts. When piece measures 45 cm change to needle size 7 mm and Puddel. K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME inc 20 sts evenly = 66 sts. Continue in stocking st until piece in Puddel measures 17 cm, cast off LOOSELY.

ASSEMBLY: Sew sock tog mid front and under foot, in outer loops of sts.

STRAP: Beg mid back and pick up 4 sts with Puddel towards the left. Work stocking st back and forth on needle for 30 cm, cast off and sew strap to the right of mid back.

FELTING: Wash sock at 40 degrees with a detergent free of enzymes and optical bleach, with normal spin, but no pre-wash.
After wash shape the sock while still wet, and leave to dry flat.

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