Size
shoe size 30[38:44]
Demand
Novita Nalle (denim) less than 100[100:150] g
(off-white) 50[50:50] g
Other supplies
Set of 5 double-pointed 3 mm needles
Density
Stitch pattern
Rib in round: *K1tbl (=through back loop),P1, rep from* to end.
Fair isle pattern in round: See chart.
Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.
Tension
28 sts to 10 cm measured over stocking st or fair isle patt
Designer name
Minna Metsänen
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Stitch pattern

Rib in round: *K1tbl (=through back loop),P1, rep from* to end.

Fair isle pattern in round: See chart.

Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.

Tension

28 sts to 10 cm measured over stocking st or fair isle patt

Leg

Using denim yarn and double-pointed needles cast on 54[66:72] sts loosely. Distribute sts over 4 of the 5 needles and, taking care not to twist cast-on edge and using 5th needle, work in rounds as follows:

Work in rib in round 3[3:4] cm.

Knit 1 rnd and AT THE SAME TIME inc evenly 6 sts =60[72:78] sts.

Beg and ending rnds as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Rnd 1: rep 6 st patt 10(12)13 times. Work rnds 1-11. Work rnd 12 and AT THE SAME TIME dec evenly 2 sts in size 38 only and inc evenly 2 sts in size 44 only =60[70:80] sts. Work rnds 13-36. Work rnd 37 and AT THE SAME TIME dec evenly 5 sts =55[65:75] sts. Work rnds 37-47. Cont working using denim yarn only. Cont in stocking st in round and dec 3[5:7] sts during 2nd rnd = 52[60:68] sts (=13[15:17] sts on each needle). Work until leg meas about 19[20:22] cm.

Heel Flap and Gusset

Start the heel flap. Work sts on needle I. onto needle IV. and AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st =25[29:33] sts. Leave sts on needle II. and III.waiting. Work the 25[29:33] heel sts back and forth in rows in patt as folls:

WS: Row 1: sl1wyf (=with yarn in front), purl to end.

RS: Row 2: * sl1wyb (=with yarn in back), K1, rep from * 11(13)15 times, K1.

Rep rows 1-2 12 until heel flap meas 24[28:32] rows.

WS: work 1 row.

Turn Heel

Cont in heel flap patt as before.

RS: Row 1: Work until you have 9[11:12] sts left on your left hand needle, sl1,K1,psso, turn.

WS: Row 2: sl1wyf, P7[7:9], P2tog, turn.

RS: Row 3: sl1wyb, work until you have 8[10:11] sts left on your left hand needle, sl1,K1,psso, turn.

Rep rows 2-3 until all sts have been worked, ending with a RS row. Note that the number of sts left on your left hand needle is decreased by one every other row. Divide 9[9:11] heel sts onto needle I. =4[4:5] sts and needle IV. =5[5:6] sts.

Needle I. : K4[4:5], pick up and knit 14[16:18] sts along left edge of heel flap

Needle II. and III.: knit,

Needle IV: pick up and knit 13[15:17] sts along right edge of heel flap, K5[5:6].

Join for working in rnds = 62[70:80] sts.

Shape Gusset

Dec rnd 1: Needle I. : work until you have 2 sts left on needle I., K2tog

Needle II. and III.: knit,

Needle IV: sl1, K1, psso, work to end.

Work 1 rnd.

Rep dec rnd every alt rnd until the amount of sts is 48[56:64]. Re-distribute sts evenly onto 4 needles: 12[14:16] sts on each needle).

Foot

Cont working until foot meas 15[19:23] cm or until foot covers your little toe.

Toe


Rnd 1: Needle I. : work until you have 3 sts left on needle I., K2tog, K1

Needle II. : K1, sl1,K1,psso, work to end of needle II.

Needle III.: work until you have 3 sts left on needle III., K2tog, K1

Needle IV: K1, sl1,K1,psso, work to end of needle IV.

Work 1 rnd.

Rep rnd 1 every alt rnd until the amount of sts is 20[24:28].

Rep rnd 1 every rnd until the amount of sts is 8. Break yarn leaving a long end. Pull end through all sts and tighten it. Weave in all ends.

To Make Up

Lightly steam the socks.