DROPS / 182 / 14

Lace Warmers by DROPS Design

Knitted sock with leaf pattern. Size 35 - 43 Piece is knitted in DROPS Nepal.

DROPS design: Pattern ne-253
Yarn group C or A + A
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Size: 35/37 - 38/40 - 41/43
Foot length: 22 - 24 - 27 cm
Leg length: 24 - 25 - 26 cm
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
200 g for all sizes in colour 8907, fog

Piece can also be knitted with yarn from:
“Alternative yarn (yarn group C)” - see link below.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 4 mm – or size needed to get 19 stitches and 25 rows in stocking stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3.5 mm for rib – or size needed to get 20 stitches and 27 rows in stocking stitch = width 10 cm and 10 cm vertically.
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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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INFORMATION FOR PATTERN:

PATTERN: See diagram A.1.

DECREASE TIP:
Decrease as follows: Begin 3 stitches before marker thread:
Knit 2 stitches together, knit 2 stitches (marker thread is between these stitches), slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch worked.

HEEL DECREASE:
Worked in stocking stitch: 
ROW 1 (= right side): Work until 5-6-6 stitches remain, slip next stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch knitted, turn piece.
ROW 2 (= wrong side): Work until 5-6-6 stitches remain, slip next stitch as if to purl, purl 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch knitted, turn piece.
ROW 3 (= right side): Work until 4-5-5 stitches remain, slip next stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch knitted, turn piece.
ROW 4 (= wrong side): Work until 4-5-5 stitches remain, slip next stitch as if to purl, purl 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch knitted, turn piece.
Continue decrease like this with 1 stitch less before each decrease until there are 10-10-12 stitches.
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SOCKS: 
Worked in the round on double pointed needles from leg and down to toe.
Cast on 56-56-64 stitches on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm with Nepal. Insert 1 marker thread at beginning of round = mid back. Knit 1 round, then work rib as follows: Knit 1, * purl 2, knit 2 *, repeat from *-* until 3 stitches remain and finish with purl 2 and knit 1.
Work rib for 4-5-5 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm, work next round as follows: 17-17-21 stitches in stocking stitch AT THE SAME TIME decrease 5-2-3 stitches evenly over these stitches, work A.1 over the next 22 stitches, work 17-17-21 stitches in stocking stitch AT THE SAME TIME decrease 5-2-3 stitches evenly over these stitches = 46-52-58 stitches. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue with A.1 with 12-15-18 stitches in stocking stitch in each side, AT THE SAME TIME decrease in the different sizes as follows:
SIZE 35/37: Continue to work without decrease
SIZE 38/40: When piece measures 9 and 16 cm, decrease 2 stitches mid back - READ DECREASE TIP. 
SIZE 41/43: When piece measures 8, 13 and 18 cm, decrease 2 stitches mid back - READ DECREASE TIP = 46-48-52 stitches. 

ALL SIZES: Work until piece measures 24-25-26 cm. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Now keep the first 9-10-11 stitches on needle, slip the next 28-28-30 stitches on 1 stitch holder (= mid on top of foot) and keep the last 9-10-11 stitches on needle = 18-20-22 stitches for heel. Work in stocking stitch over heel stitches for 5-5½-6 cm. Insert 1 marker thread in the middle of needle - now measure piece from here. Now decrease for heel - READ HEEL DECREASE. After heel decrease, pick up 10-11-11 stitches on each side of heel and slip the 28-28-30 stitches from stitch holder back on needle = 58-60-64 stitches. Insert 1 marker thread on each side of the 28-28-30 stitches from stitch holder. Then work in stocking stitch in the round and pattern A.1 as before while AT THE SAME TIME decreasing in each side every other round 8-8-8 times in total as follows: Knit the last 2 stitches before first marker on top of foot together and knit the first 2 stitches after last marker on top of foot twisted together = 42-44-48 stitches. 
Work until piece measures 18-20-22 cm from marker thread (= 4-4-5 cm remain). Insert 1 marker thread in each side so that there are 21-22-24 stitches on top of foot and 21-22-24 stitches under foot. Work in stocking stitch over all stitches. Then decrease for toes on each side of both markers - READ DECREASE TIP (= 4 stitches decreased). Decrease in each side on every other round a total of 5-5-6 times and then on every round a total of 3-3-3 times = 10-12-12 stitches remain on needle. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining stitches, tighten together and fasten. Knit another sock the same way.

Diagram

= knit
= purl
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over
= knit 2 together
= slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over stitch worked
= knit 3 together
= slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 2 stitches together, pass slipped stitch over stitches worked together

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