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Sweet As Candy Socks by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS socks with multi-coloured pattern in borders in ”Karisma”. Size 35-46

DROPS design: Pattern no u-765
Yarn group B
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Size: 35/37 - 38/40 - 41/43 - 44/46
Foot length: 22 - 24- 27 - 30 cm
Leg length: 23 - 24- 25 - 26 cm
Materials:
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
100-100-100-100 g colour no 71, silver pink
50 g for all sizes of the following colours:
colour no 39, dark old rose
colour no 40, light old pink
colour no 52, dark mustard
colour no 65, denim blue
colour no 68, light sky blue
Colour no 69, light grey green
colour no 74, lavender

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3.5 mm - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in pattern = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 mm – for rib

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Tags:

pattern type: socks, pattern/technique: graphic, stripes, theme: nordic,

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PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Work entire pattern in stocking st.

HEEL DECREASE:
Row 1 (= RS): K until 7-7-8-8 sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): P until 7-7-8-8 sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 3 (= RS): K until 6-6-7-7 sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
Row 4 (= WS): P until 6-6-7-7 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 12-14-14-14 sts on needle.

DECREASE TIP (applies to toe):
Dec on each side of markers as follows: Beg 2 sts before marker, K 2 tog, marker, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso (= 2 sts dec).
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SOCK:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 64-64-68-68 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with silver pink. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 4 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and K 1 round while at the same time dec 4 sts evenly = 60-60-64-64 sts. Insert 1 marker at beg of round = mid back. Work stocking st in the round according to diagram A.1. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When piece measures approx. 6-8-8-8 cm, dec 4 sts evenly - NOTE: Adjust so that dec are done on a single-coloured round. Repeat dec every 6-5-5-5 cm a total of 3-2-2-2 times = 48-52-56-56 sts. When A.1 has been worked, piece measures approx. 22 cm. Continue to work in stocking st in the round with silver pink. When piece measures 23-24-25-26 cm, keep the first 12-13-14-14 sts on needle for heel, slip the next 24-26-28-28 sts on 1 stitch holder (= mid upper foot) and keep the last 12-13-14-14 sts on needle for heel. Continue with silver pink
and stocking st back and forth over the 24-26-28-28 heel sts for 5-5½-6-6½ cm. Insert 1 marker in middle of piece. Then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above. After heel dec, pick up 11-12-13-14 sts on each side of heel with silver pink and slip the 24-26-28-28 sts from stitch holder back on needle = 58-64-68-70 sts. Insert 1 marker on each side of the 24-26-28-28 sts on top of foot. Then work pattern in the round according to diagram A.2 AT THE SAME TIME dec on each side of the 24-26-28-28 sts on top of foot as follows: K the last 2 sts BEFORE first marker on top of foot tog and K the first 2 sts AFTER last marker on top of foot twisted tog. Repeat dec every other round a total of 7-8-8-7 times = 44-48-52-56 sts. Continue to work until piece measures 18-20-22-25 cm from marker on heel (approx. 4-4-5-5 cm remain until finished measurements).
Insert 1 marker in each side so that there are 22-24-26-28 sts on top of foot and 22-24-26-28 sts under foot. Work in stocking st with silver pink while AT THE SAME TIME dec for toes on each side of both markers - SEE DECREASE TIP (= 4 sts dec). Repeat dec on every other round 4-4-5-5 times in total and then on every round 5-6-6-7 times in total = 8 sts remain on needle. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. Knit another sock.

Diagram

= silver pink
= light old pink
= dark mustard
= lavender
= light grey green
= denim blue
= dark old rose
= light sky blue

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