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Mermaid Socks

from Lucy Neatby
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mermaid Socks
Mermaid Socks
Mermaid Socks
Mermaid Socks
Mermaid Socks
Mermaid Socks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

A dramatic single-yarn sock, featuring an Estonian Fishtail stitch pattern. For maximum impact, choose a self-striping yarn with strong contrasts and abrupt colour changes. Two cuff options are given; a simple Wavy top or a more elaborate 'no swatching required' sideways sock top.
Instructions are also given for my short row heel.

This sock pattern also appears in my collection, "Cool Socks Warm Feet"

Gauge:

Aim for a dense, durable fabric; the more firmly a sock is worked, the better it will wear. Suggested Smaller needle sizes 2-2.5 mm (US # 0-2) with Larger needle sizes 2.25-2.75 mm (US # 1-2.5)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Adult Multi

Materials:

  • 100 grams FIngering Weight Wool

You Will Also Need:

  • 2-2.75 mm dpns or circular needle


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About the designer

Lucy is a full-time hand-knitting designer, teacher and the author of books including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for ...

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