HeartStrings #S06 Beaded Winter Wonderland Socks »
InstructionsThis Beaded Winterland design features theme socks reminiscent of a winter scene. There are beaded stylized Norwegian snowflakes, snowdrifts, pine trees, and lightly fallen snow. The cuff is sideways knitted in garter stitch; the remainder of sock is knitted in the round.
Type of item: Clothing
Style: Traditional, Holiday, Ethnic, Whimsical, Outdoorsy
Superwash merino and nylon fingering weight sock yarn in color natural; kKd mohair yarn for the "snow" accent yarn; Silver-lined crystal seed beads for the stylized Norwegian snowflake and snow drifts; Lime Crystal beads in the Day's Delight color scheme for the trees Note: There are also 3 other choices of color schemes available in kits: Dawning Day (Amethyst Lined Crystal AB) Day at Dusk (Noir Lined Crystal AB) Day is Done (Purple Lined Amethyst AB)
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Adult Medium[Large]. 325 yards fingering weight yarn, 8 stitches/inch, size US 1 / 2.5 mm needles suggested. 6 yards of a fine brushed yarn for the "snow" accent e.g. mohair or angora. Size 8/0 glass seed beads - main color 912 approx 30g, alternate color used for trees 400 approx 12g. Shown in Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock color #0ns Natural, Henry's Attic kid mohair, Miyuki beads in #8-1 silver-lined crystal and #8-277 lime crystal AB. Charted instructions for beading pattern.