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Bellydance Socks

from Pointe Shoes Punk Rock And Purl
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bellydance Socks
Bellydance Socks PSPRP Bellydance Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knit, purl, cast off

Pattern Description:

Rows of coins, jingling with every movement; veils swirling and the tinkle of finger cymbals, known as "zills". Bellydance is known in many countries and is enjoying newfound popularity in North America. The pattern used on these socks resembles the coins worn on dancer's hip scarves and the yarn used, with it's little touch of silver, echoes the flashing bracelets and anklets that are part of traditional dance costumes. The coin motif continues down the sides of the heel flap and a round toe finished off the design.


28 stitches = 4" in stockingette


  • 1 skein of fingering or sockweight yarn

Suggested yarn:

430 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fleece Artist, Sweet Georgia, Etc.


Shown in"Ticket or Goose" DkKnits Special Occasion (discontinued)

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