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Knitted DROPS socks with Norwegian pattern in "Fabel". Size 35 - 43

DROPS design: Pattern no fa-300
Yarn group A
Size: 35/37 – 38/40 – 41/43
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
50-100-100 g colour no 340, blue lagoon.
50 g for all sizes in colour no 100, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 mm - or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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: nordic, socks,

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Diagrams A.1 to A.4. Work the entire pattern in stocking st.

Row 1 (= RS): Work until 9 sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): Work until 9 sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 3 (= RS): Work until 8 sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 4 (= WS): Work until 8 sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are 15-15-15 sts on needle.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 66 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with blue lagoon. K 6 rounds, P 1 round (= folding edge) and K 6 rounds. Then work according to diagram A.1 over all sts (= 3 times in width) - AT THE SAME TIME on last round of A.1 adjust no of sts to 63-70-70. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION
When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, work A.2 over all sts (= 9-10-10 times in width) - AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts to 62-68-68 on last round in A.2. When A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically, slip 31-37-37 sts on 1 stitch holder = 31 sts for heel.
Work A.4 over heel sts for 5-5½-6 cm, insert a marker, then decrease for heel - see HEEL DECREASE – continue pattern according to A.4.
After heel decrease, pick up 12-13-14 sts on each side of heel (pick up alternately off white and blue lagoon to fit A.4) and slip the 31-37-37 sts from stitch holder back on needle = 70-78-80 sts. Work the 31-37-37 sts on top of foot as follows: A.3A (= 3 sts), A.3B (= 25-31-31 sts), A.3C (= 3 sts), work sts under foot with A.4 (= 31 sts) - AT THE SAME TIME dec on each side of A.3 (sts on top of foot). K the 2 sts before A.3A tog and K the 2 sts after diagram A.3C twisted tog (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front), repeat dec every other round a total of 6 times = 58-66-68 sts. Continue with pattern A.3 and A.4 until piece measures 17-18-21 cm from marker on heel (= 5-6-6 cm remain). Then work as follows: A.3A, A.3B over the next 25-31-31 sts, A.3C, A.4 over the next 27-29-31 sts. AT THE SAME TIME dec for toes on each side of A.3A/A.3C. Dec as follows before diagram A.3A/C: K the last 2 sts tog. Dec as follows after diagram A.3A/C: Slip first st as if to K, K 1, psso. Repeat dec every other round a total of 6-9-9 times and then every round a total of 4-1-1 times = 18-26-28 sts remain on needle. On next round, K all sts tog 2 by 2 = 9-13-14 sts. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. Knit another sock the same way.

Fold in the folding edge, and fasten with neat, invisible stitches


= off white
= blue lagoon

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