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DROPS 130-16 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS socks with rib in "Fabel". All from children to men sizes.

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DROPS design: Pattern no FA-145
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ch = child, w = woman, m = man

ch-ch-ch-ch (ch-ch-ch-ch) w-w-w-m
US:
1/2-2½/3½-4/5-5½/6½ (7/8-9/10½-11/13-13½) 5/6½-7½/9-9½/10½-11/13
EU:
15/17-18/19-20/21-22/23 (24/25-26/28-29/31-32/34) 35/37-38/40-41/43-44/46

Leg length:
6-7-8-9 (10-11-12-13) 14-15-16-17 cm /
2½"-2 3/4"-3"-3½" (4"-4½"-4 3/4"-5") 5½"-6"-6 1/4"-6 3/4"

Foot length:
10-11-12-13 (15-17-18-20) 22-24-27-30 cm /
4"-4½"-4 3/4"-5" (6"-6 3/4"-7"-8") 8 3/4"-9½"-10½"-11 3/4"

Materials: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
Color no 650pl, forest mix
50-50-50-50 (50-50-100-100) 100-100-100-100 g

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 - or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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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HEEL DECREASE (worked in stockinette st):
Row 1 (= RS): Work until 6-7-7-7 (7-7-8-8) 7-7-8-10 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): Work until 6-7-7-7 (7-7-8-8) 7-7-8-10 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Row 3 (= RS): Work until 5-6-6-6 (6-6-7-7) 6-6-7-9 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece.
Row 4 (= WS): Work until 5-6-6-6 (6-6-7-7) 6-6-7-9 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until 8-10-10-10 (10-10-12-12) 14-14-16-16 sts remain on needle.
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SOCK:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles from mid back. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! Cast on 44-48-52-52 (56-56-64-64) 64-68-72-76 sts evenly on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with Fabel. Work rib as follows in the different sizes (NOTE! There are different beginnings for the different sizes):

SIZES: ch1/2, ch11/13, ch13½, w5/6½, w7½/9, m11/13:
P1, * K2, P2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 and P1.

SIZES:
ch2½/3½, ch4/5, ch5½/6½, ch7/8, ch9/10½, w9½/10½:
K1, * P2, K2 *, repeat from *-* and finish with P2 and K1.

ALL SIZES:
Continue with rib until piece measures 4-5-6-7 (8-9-10-11) 12-13-14-15 cm / 1½"-2"-2 3/8"-2 3/4" (3 1/8"-3½"-4"-4 3/8") 4 3/4"-5 1/8"-5½"-6".
Work next round as follows: 9-11-11-11 (11-11-13-13) 13-13-15-17 sts rib, K the next 26-26-30-30 (34-34-38-38) 38-42-42-42 sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-8-10-10 (12-12-8-6) 6-6-6-4 sts evenly (= K 18-18-20-20 (22-22-30-32) 32-36-36-38 sts), work rib over the remaining 9-11-11-11 (11-11-13-13) 13-13-15-17 sts = 36-40-42-42 (44-44-56-58) 58-62-66-72 sts.
Continue with rib and stockinette st until piece measures 6-7-8-9 (10-11-12-13) 14-15-16-17 cm / 2 3/8"-2 3/4"-3 1/8"-3½" (4"-4 3/8"-4 3/4"-5 1/8") 5½"-6"-6 1/4"-6 3/4".
Now keep the first 9-11-11-11 (11-11-13-13) 13-13-15-17 sts on needle, slip the next 18-18-20-20 (22-22-30-32) 32-36-36-38 sts on a stitch holder (= mid upper foot) and keep the last 9-11-11-11 (11-11-13-13) 13-13-15-17 sts on needle = 18-22-22-22 (22-22-26-26) 26-26-30-34 sts for heel.
Work rib back and forth over heel sts for 3-3½-4-4 (4½-4½-5-5) 5-5½-6-6 cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/4"-1½"-1½" (1 3/4"-1 3/4"-2"-2") 2"-2 1/4"-2 3/8"-2 3/8".
Insert a marker in the piece. Now dec for heel - SEE HEEL DECREASE! After heel decrease, knit up 8-9-10-10 (11-12-13-13) 13-14-16-16 sts on each side of heel and slip the 18-18-20-20 (22-22-30-32) 32-36-36-38 sts from the stitch holder back on needle = 42-46-50-50 (54-56-68-70) 72-78-84-86 sts. Insert a marker in each side of the 18-18-20-20 (22-22-30-32) 32-36-36-38 sts on top of foot. Continue in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME dec in each side as follows: K the last 2 sts before the 18-18-20-20 (22-22-30-32) 32-36-36-38 sts on top of foot twisted tog (i.e. knit in the back loop of st instead of front), K the first 2 sts after the 18-18-20-20 (22-22-30-32) 32-36-36-38 sts tog.
Dec like this on every other round a total of 3-4-5-5 (6-6-10-10) 10-11-11-11 times = 36-38-40-40 (42-44-48-50) 52-56-62-64 sts. Continue working until piece measures 7-8-9-9 (11-13-14-16) 18-19-22-24 cm / 2 3/4"-3 1/8"-3½"-3½" (4 3/8"-5 1/8"-5½"-6 1/4") 7"-7½"-8 3/4"-9½" from the marker on the heel - 3-3-3-4 (4-4-4-4) 4-5-5-6 cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1½" (1½"-1½"-1½"-1½") 1½"-2"-2"-2 3/8" remain until piece is finished.
Then insert a marker in the mid of each side so that there are 18-19-20-20 (21-22-24-25) 26-28-31-32 sts between the markers. Continue working stockinette st over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec for toe on each side of the markers.
Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: K2 twisted tog.
Dec like this each side on every other round a total of 3-3-3-6 (6-6-5-5) 6-7-6-7 times and then on every round 4-4-4-2 (2-2-4-4) 4-4-6-6 times = 8-10-12-8 (10-12-12-14) 12-12-14-12 sts remain on needle. On next round work all sts tog 2 by 2. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. Knit another sock.

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