Saturday, August 26, 2006

Antique Rose Socks

50g of Live 2 Knit Elizabeth yarn

7 stitches, 9 rows = 1 inch in stocking stitch

Using waste yarn and crochet cast on, cast on 24 st.
Row 1: P all sts.
Row 2: K23, turn work.
Row 3: Yo, p22, turn work.
Row 4: Yo, k21, turn work.
Continue in this manner until: Yo, p10, turn work
Next row:Yo, k9, untwist next st (yo from previous row), k2tog (yo has been knit tog with next st on needle), turn work.
Next row:Yo, p10, sl next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle, sl these sts back to left needle and p2tog tbl, turn work.
Next row:Yo, k11, untwist next 2 sts, k3tog, turn work.
Next row:Yo, p12, sl next 3 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle, sl these sts back to left needle and p3tog tbl, turn work.
Work as for previous two rows, working each row 1 st longer than the last.Until: Yo, k22, untwist next 2 sts, k3tog.
Remove crochet chain from CO and place resulting 23 live sts on needle, k these sts, m1.
Next row: k3tog (last 2 yo), knit to end of round, 48 st.

Commence pattern
There are two repeats of the lace pattern on the top of the foot, the sole is knitted in stocking stitch.
Row 1-3: knit
Row 4: *(k2tog) twice, (yo, k1) four times, (ssk) twice* rpt once for top of foot. For sole of foot k24.
Repeat these four rows until foot is two inches less than length of foot sole.

Working only on the 24 stitches of the sole of the sock, shape heel using short rows as for toe beginning at row 2.

Continue working 12 sts of pattern over 48st of round for a further 4 pattern rpts (16 rows) Next row: knit around

Picot edging
Cast off 2 sts purl-wise. *Slip remaining stitch back onto left needle, cast on 1 st , cast off 3 stitches purl-wise, repeat from * to end of round. Darn in ends.

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At 1:40 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the color!! Looks just like antique roses. Thanks for sharing your pattern : )

At 2:00 pm, Blogger Auntie Noo said...

They are beautiful - reminds me of an old english cottage garden!

At 11:01 pm, Blogger Karen said...

I love those socks...the colors are gorgeous!

At 8:00 pm, Blogger Badger said...

They look lovely - thanks for the pattern :)

At 11:10 pm, Blogger Wired for Fibre said...

Happy Birthday, looks like you got a good haul!

Love the socks, I'll put a pic of them up on the gallery page shortly.

At 7:40 am, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the socks. Very pretty.

At 3:20 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

cool, but i'm not sure i can do that very well....

At 3:22 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh. so that's what anonymous meant...

At 9:34 pm, Blogger knhamilton87 said...

what size needles did you use for these? I don't see it indicated in the pattern.


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