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DROPS 116-47 by DROPS Design

DROPS socks in ”Karisma” with Norwegian pattern and cables.

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DROPS design: Pattern no U-567

Size: 35/37 - 38/40 - 41/43
3/4 – 5/6½ – 7/8 (Uk sizes)
Foot length: 22 - 24 - 27 cm
Leg length: 44 - 46 - 48 cm

Materials: DROPS KARISMA
150-150-200 g colour no 55, light brown mix
100-100-100 g colour no 01, off-white

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 CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 3 mm – for rib.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Tags: cable, nordic, socks,

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PATTERN:
See diagram M.1, M.2 and M.3 – the diagrams show 1 horizontal pattern repeat.
DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: K2 tog into back of loop.
HEEL DECREASES:
Row 1 (= RS): Work row until 7-8-9 sts remain, K2 tog into back of loop, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): Work row until 7-8-9 sts remain, P2 tog, turn piece.
Row 3 (= RS): Work row until 6-7-8 sts remain, K2 tog into back of loop, turn piece.
Row 4 (= WS): Work row until 6-7-8 sts remain, P2 tog, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are 12-14-16 sts on needle.
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SOCK: Worked in the round.
Cast on 100-100-120 sts on small circular needle size 3 mm with off-white. Work M.1 for 6 cm. Work 1 round stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 16-16-24 sts as follows:
SIZE 35/37 and 38/40: Dec 2 sts on 6 of the cables and 1 st on 4 of the cables = 84-84 sts.
SIZE 41/43: Dec 2 sts on each cable = 96 sts.
Change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm. Continue in M.2. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
After M.2 piece measures approx 21 cm.
Insert a marker at beg of round. Continue in M.3, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on each side of marker – SEE DECREASING TIP, and repeat the dec on every 4th round a total of 17-15-18 times – when doing the dec the pattern won’t fit mid back, but make sure M.3 fits over M.2 on the rest of sock. When piece measures 42-44-46 cm complete piece in light brown mix. When all dec are complete there are 50-54-60 sts on needle. When piece measures 44-46-48 cm keep the first 12-14-16 sts on needle for heel, slip the next 26-26-28 sts on a stitch holder (= mid upper foot) and keep the last 12-14-16 sts on needle for heel. Continue in stocking st back and forth on needle on the 24-28-32 heel sts for 5-5.5-6 cm. Insert a marker in piece. Now work HEEL DECREASES – see above. After heel decreases pick up 11-12-13 sts each side of heel and slip the 26-26-28 sts from stitch holder back on needle = 60-64-70 sts. Insert a marker each side of the 26-26-28 sts on upper foot. Continue in stocking st in the round on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec each side as follows: K tog into back of loop the last 2 sts BEFORE the first marker and K tog the first 2 sts AFTER the second marker. Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 8-8-9 times = 44-48-52 sts. When piece measures 18-20-22 cm from marker on heel (= approx 4-4-5 cm remain) insert a marker each side with 22-24-26 sts on upper foot and 22-24-26 sts under foot. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec for toes on each side of both markers as follows: BEFORE marker: K2 tog. AFTER marker: K2 tog into back of loop.
Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 4-4-5 times and then on every round 5-6-6 times = 8 sts left on needle. Cut the thread, pull it through remaining sts, and fasten.

Diagram

= K off-white
= K light brown mix
= P off-white
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle

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