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Mermaid socks

from Sandra Jaeger's Strickstuebchen
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mermaid socks
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Pattern Description:

Made these cute Mermaid socks for my mother.
They got their name because the little two needle cable looks like (fish) mermaid scale/mermaid fishtail and the colour also gives this impression.

Enjoy and happy knitting!

The socks are toe-up with a short row heel in size 38/39 (one size).
But notes for other sizes are included.


1 x 1 inch: 8 stitches and 9 rows (64 stitches, 2.5 mm needles)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Foot size 38/39 (European size)


  • 5 double pointed needles 2.5 mm
  • 100 g of 4-ply sock yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle to weave in the ends

Suggested yarn:

425 meters of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Opal 4-ply multicolor sock yarn, Lana Grossa Meilenweit 4-ply