By Stephanie van der Linden
International sock knitting sensation Stephanie van der Linden stocks an impossible to resist selection of 26 unique designs encouraged via international knitting traditions. In Around the area in Knitted Socks, you'll commute via international cultures via foot and check out your hand at new styles and techniques.
Using sew motifs and colours, knitting thoughts and development info, the socks combination nearby knitting traditions with Stephanie's certain layout aptitude. Drawing suggestion from signature neighborhood textiles reminiscent of Turkish kilim carpets, jap sashiko embroidery, Belgian lace, American quilts, and Scottish argyle tartan, each one development is surprisingly tied to either state and tradition. You'll additionally research conventional knitting innovations together with Estonian and Latvian braids, Norwegian stranded knitting, and Austrian twisted-stitch designs.
Though each one development in Around the realm in Knitted Socks attracts on a distinct international idea, the considerate development and a focus to aspect are signature components of Stephanie's paintings and are showcased in either distinct images and an illustrated glossary.
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Imaginative borders are combined with richly decorated tile or lozenge motifs. The braid that frames the cuff is characteristic of Baltic knitting patterns. Finished size 8¾" (22 cm) #2199 gray and #1094 pine, foot circumference and 9 2 balls each, and #0324 (9½, 10¼)" (23 [24, 26] cm) marine, 1 ball. S. 25 toe. S. women’s shoe sizes 5–6½ (7–8½, 9–10½) (European sizes 36–37 [38–39, 40–41]). Socks shown measure 9½" (24 cm) long. Yarn Fingering (Super Fine #1). Shown here: Regia 4-ply (75% wool, 25% nylon; mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn).
HeeL Back short-row 1 (set-up row) K15, turn. short-row 2 Slyo (see Glossary), p29, turn. short-row 3 Slyo, knit to slyo created on previous row, turn. short-row 4 Slyo, purl to slyo created on previous row, turn. Rep Short-rows 3 and 4 eight more times, then work Short-row 3 once more, but do not turn—10 slyo sts at each end of heel, 10 plain sts in center. Work to end of rnd in St st, working each slyo as 1 st. Work 1 more rnd even. 5, 21] cm) from back dec rnd needles 1 and 3 Knit to last knit to end—4 sts dec’d.
Knit to end—4 sts dec’d. finisHing 2 times, omitting last 5 sts of chart. short-row 2 Slyo, knit to slyo created on previous row, turn. dec rnd needles 1 and 3 Knit to last 3 and Needle 1). HeeL BaSe p34, turn. With ruby, knit 7 rnds. next rnd (turning rnd) *K2tog, yo; rep from *. Knit 6 rnds. Rep Short-rows 2 and 3 ten more times, BO all sts loosely. Break ruby, leaving a then work Short-row 2 once more but do 30" (76 cm) tail. Fold BO edge to WS at not turn—12 slyo sts at each end of heel, turning rnd.