Lacey steps by DROPS Design

Knitted socks with wave pattern in DROPS Karisma. Size 22 - 37.

DROPS design: Pattern no U-056-bn.
Yarn group B
US: child- child- child (child - child - woman)
5½/6½ -7½/8 -9/10½ (11/13 -13½ -5/6½)
EU: 22/23-24/25 -26/28 (29/31 -32/34 -35/37)
Foot length:
13-15-17 (18-20-22) cm / 5"-6"-6 3/4" (7"-8"-8 3/4")
Leg length:
10-11-12 (13-14-15) cm / 4"-4½"-4 3/4" (5"-5½"-6")

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
100-100-100-150-150-150 g color no 69, light gray green

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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PATTERN: See diagram A.1.

Row 1 (= RS): K until 6-6-6 (6-6-7) sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): P until 6-6-6 (6-6-7) sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 3 (= RS): K until 5-5-5 (5-5-6) sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 4 (= WS): P until 5-5-5 (5-5-6) sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 st less before every dec until 8-11-11 (11-11-11) sts remain on needle.

Work until 3 sts remain before marker, K 2 tog, K 2 (marker is between these 2 sts) and then K 2 twisted tog (work in back loop of sts).

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 68-68-68 (68-68-68) sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Karisma. Work diagram A-1. When diagram A-1 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 60-60-60 (60-60-60) sts on needle. K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 24-21-21 (18-18-15) sts evenly = 36-39-39 (42-42-45) sts.
Work next round as follows: * K 2 tog, 1 YO, K 1 *, repeat from *-* the entire round. Then work in stockinette st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 10-11-12 (13-14-15) cm / 4"-4½"-4 3/4" (5"-5½"-6"), keep the first 18-21-21 (21-21-23) sts on needle for heel and slip the remaining 18-18-18 (21-21-22) sts on a stitch holder (= mid on top of foot). Work in stockinette st back and forth over heel sts for 4-4½-4½ (5-5-5) cm / 1½"-1 3/4"-1 3/4" (2"-2"-2"). Insert a marker in the piece.
Then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above!
After heel dec, pick up 9-10-10 (11-11-11) sts on each side of heel and slip the 18-18-18 (21-21-22) sts from stitch holder back on needle = 44-49-49 (54-54-55) sts. Insert a marker on each side of the 18-18-18 (21-21-22) sts on top of foot.
Continue in the round in stockinette st over all sts - AT THE SAME TIME dec in each side as follows: K the last 2 sts before the 18-18-18 (21-21-22) sts on top of foot tog and K the first 2 sts after the 18-18-18 (21-21-22) sts twisted tog.
Repeat dec every other round 4-4-4 (5-5-5) more times = 34-39-39 (42-42-43) sts.
Continue to work until piece measures 10-11-13 (14-16-18) cm / 4"-4½"-5" (5½"-6 1/4"-7") from marker on heel (approx. 3-4-4 (4-4-4) cm / 1"-1½"-1½" (1½"-1½"-1½") remain until finished measurements). K 1 round over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec 0-1-1 (0-0-1) sts on round = 34-38-38 (42-42-42) sts. Now insert a marker in each side so that there are 17-19-19 (21-21-21) sts both on top of foot and under foot.
Continue in stockinette st over all sts. AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round dec 1 st on each side of both markers for toe - SEE DECREASE TIP!
Repeat dec every other round 2-3-3 (2-2-2) more times and then every round a total of 2-2-2 (4-4-4) times = 14 sts remain on needle.
On next round K2 tog around. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining 7 sts, tighten tog and fasten.


= K
= P
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= K 2 tog

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