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Ricardo Pattern


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Knitting: Ricardo
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Worked in the round - leg, foot
  • Worked Flat - heel flap, heel turn
  • Twisted Stitches (through the back loop)
  • Cables
  • Slipped Stitches
  • Short Rows
  • Pick up Stitches
  • Decreases - ssk, k2tog
  • Grafting

Pattern Description:

These socks have a very stretchy leg, allowing for several sizes to be worn, and are best showcased in a solid or semi-solid coloured yarn, which will help the cables to show off against the twisted stitches.

The pattern comes as a full colour, four-page detailed account of sock knitting, with both charted and written instructions, legend and abbreviations list, together with instructions for marker placement throughout and a reminder on kitchener stitch to close the toe.


38sts = 4" / 10cm slightly stretched

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Leg Circumference up to 10" / 25cm. Leg length up to 6" / 15cm. Foot length is adjustable


  • Yarn: The Natural Dye Studio Chi Sock (440yds / 402m per 100g); 1 skein
  • Needle: US1.5 / 2.5mm

You Will Also Need:

  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • Waste yarn for lifelines (optional)

About Designer

About Designer

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Spanish-born Ruth Garcia-Alcantud has been immersed in fashion from an early age and professionally designing knitwear for the last several years.

With an attention for finishing and embellishing, she pairs elegant shapes with bright color and detail to stand the test of changing fashions. Her aim is to make you look amazing effortlessly.

She has been published by Vogue Knitting, Twist ...

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