This sock pattern, written for four sizes, is inspired by the Swedish man's garment, the Ullared, of the late 19th century. These Ullared socks include the Two-color Double Cast-on, tips on adding horizontal stripes in ribbing, the traditional dotted diamond motifs of the Ullared, and the "Auto" heel and Star toe shaping.
The Two-color Double Cast-on
Knitting With a Yarn In Each Hand
The Auto Heel
A photograph, theory boxes, a chart and schematic are included.
In 2-color stockinette stitch on size US 0 (2.0 mm) ndls: 8 stitches/10 rounds/ inch
Beth Brown-Reinsel is an author and internationally known teacher of the historic knitting techniques of 19th century Northern Europe. Her love of these traditions comes through on her website which offers her knitting books, DVDs, schedule of workshops in North America and Europe, blog and eNewsletter sign up.