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Patterned Socks Novita 7 Veljestä (7 Brothers)

Patterned Socks Novita 7 Veljestä (7 Brothers)

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Pretty and warm socks worked in Novita 7 Veljestä (7 Brothers) yarn feature easy stitch pattern worked in knit and purl stitches.
Magazine Novita Sukkalehti 2011 (in Finnish)
Pattern N:o in Magazine 29
Skill level Intermediate
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    Availability:In stock
    SKU SUK1129
    Pattern details
    Size
    shoe size 30[38:44]

    Yarn demand
    Novita 7 Veljestä (048 grey) 150[150:200] g

    Needles and other supplies
    Set of 5 double-pointed 3,5 mm needles

    Designer
    Minna Metsänen

    Details

    Stitch pattern

    Rib in round: *K1,P1, rep from* to end.

    Pattern st in round: See chart. Rep rows 1-8.

    Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.

    Tension

    21 sts to 10 cm measured over stocking st

    Leg

    Using double-pointed needles cast on 40[48:56] sts loosely. Distribute sts over 4 of the 5 needles ( 10[12:14] sts on each needle) and, taking care not to twist cast-on edge and using 5th needle, work in rounds as follows:

    Work in rib in round 3[4:5] cm. Beg and ending rnds as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

    Rnd 1: rep 4 st patt 10(12)14 times. Rep rows 1-8. Work until leg meas about 14[18:20] cm. End with rnd 4 or rnd 8 of chart.

    Heel Flap and Gusset

    Start the heel flap. Work 10[12:14] sts of needle I. Put 10[12:14] sts of needle IV. onto needle I = 20[24:28] sts. Leave sts on needle II. and III.waiting. Work the 20[24:28] heel sts back and forth in rows as folls:

    WS: Row 1: slip 1 st with yarn in back, purl to end.

    RS: Row 2: * slip 1 st with yarn in back, K1, rep from * 9(11)13 times, turn.

    Rep rows 1-2 10(12)14 times = 22[26:30] rows.

    Turn Heel

    RS: Row 1: Work until you have 7[9:10] sts left on your left hand needle, sl1,K1,psso, turn.

    WS: Row 2: slip 1 st with yarn in back, P6[6:8], P2tog, turn.

    RS: Row 3: slip 1 st with yarn in back, work until you have 6[8:9] 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 8[8:10] heel sts onto needle I. =4[4:5] sts and needle IV. =4[4:5] sts.

    Needle I. : K4[4:5], pick up and knit 12[14:16] sts along left edge of heel flap

    Needle II. and III.: cont 4 st patt from chart

    Needle IV: pick up and knit 12[14:16] sts along right edge of heel flap, K4[4:5].

    Join for working in rnds = 52[60:70] sts. Work sts on needle I. and IV. In stocking st in round and sts on needle II. and III. in patt from chart.

    Shape Gusset

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

    Needle II. and III.: cont 4 st patt from chart

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

    Work 1 rnd.

    Rep dec rnd every alt rnd until the amount of sts is 40[48:56].

    Foot

    Cont working until foot meas 15[20:23] 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, patt to end of needle II.

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

    Needle IV: 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.

    Pattern instructions
    Finished dimensions


    Stitch patterns & gauge
    Stitch pattern
    Rib in round: *K1,P1, rep from* to end.
    Pattern st in round: See chart. Rep rows 1-8.
    Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.
    Tension
    21 sts to 10 cm measured over stocking st

    Stitch pattern

    Rib in round: *K1,P1, rep from* to end.

    Pattern st in round: See chart. Rep rows 1-8.

    Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.

    Tension

    21 sts to 10 cm measured over stocking st

    Leg

    Using double-pointed needles cast on 40[48:56] sts loosely. Distribute sts over 4 of the 5 needles ( 10[12:14] sts on each needle) and, taking care not to twist cast-on edge and using 5th needle, work in rounds as follows:

    Work in rib in round 3[4:5] cm. Beg and ending rnds as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

    Rnd 1: rep 4 st patt 10(12)14 times. Rep rows 1-8. Work until leg meas about 14[18:20] cm. End with rnd 4 or rnd 8 of chart.

    Heel Flap and Gusset

    Start the heel flap. Work 10[12:14] sts of needle I. Put 10[12:14] sts of needle IV. onto needle I = 20[24:28] sts. Leave sts on needle II. and III.waiting. Work the 20[24:28] heel sts back and forth in rows as folls:

    WS: Row 1: slip 1 st with yarn in back, purl to end.

    RS: Row 2: * slip 1 st with yarn in back, K1, rep from * 9(11)13 times, turn.

    Rep rows 1-2 10(12)14 times = 22[26:30] rows.

    Turn Heel

    RS: Row 1: Work until you have 7[9:10] sts left on your left hand needle, sl1,K1,psso, turn.

    WS: Row 2: slip 1 st with yarn in back, P6[6:8], P2tog, turn.

    RS: Row 3: slip 1 st with yarn in back, work until you have 6[8:9] 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 8[8:10] heel sts onto needle I. =4[4:5] sts and needle IV. =4[4:5] sts.

    Needle I. : K4[4:5], pick up and knit 12[14:16] sts along left edge of heel flap

    Needle II. and III.: cont 4 st patt from chart

    Needle IV: pick up and knit 12[14:16] sts along right edge of heel flap, K4[4:5].

    Join for working in rnds = 52[60:70] sts. Work sts on needle I. and IV. In stocking st in round and sts on needle II. and III. in patt from chart.

    Shape Gusset

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

    Needle II. and III.: cont 4 st patt from chart

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

    Work 1 rnd.

    Rep dec rnd every alt rnd until the amount of sts is 40[48:56].

    Foot

    Cont working until foot meas 15[20:23] 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, patt to end of needle II.

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

    Needle IV: 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.


    Skill levels

    Beginner

    Have you just learned to knit, maybe still trying to figure out the very basics like knit and purl stitches? Or are you picking up knitting again for the first time since elementary school? Start here.

    Technique

    Beginner-level patterns include only basic knitting techniques: knitting and purling. You’ll also need to cast on and cast off stitches. The projects can be worked flat or in the round. Easy, regular decreases are used. Most patterns are worked in stockinette or garter stitch. Other simple stitch patterns may occur, and they are always detailed in the written pattern. Stripes of different colours may be used, but no more advanced colourwork.

    Patterns

    All patterns are written and do not include charts. Abbreviations are not used. Getting gauge is not crucial to the finished piece. Patterns include mostly accessories such as scarved and beanies. Pillowcases and other home decoration pieces.

    Adventurous beginner

    Got the basics covered? You’d like to take a swing at your first pair of socks, perhaps some easy cables or colourwork? A treasure of patterns awaits you on this level.

    Technique

    Patterns on this level may include simple colourwork, cables or lace. Colourwork patterns repeats are relatively short, cables simple and symmetrical and lace patterns easy and relatively small, covering details rather than entire pieces. The colourwork, cable and lace stitches are not worked into decreases or increases. Colourwork yarn floats are short, max. 3-4 stitches. Picking up stitches may occur. On this level, you’ll also find easy patterns using domino knitting, log cabin knitting or tunisian crochet.

    Patterns

    Patterns may include simple charts. In case special techniques are employed, they are detailed our in the instructions, either as text or e.g. through videos. The patterns may also suggest ”shortcuts”, i.e. easier ways to accomplish a technique. Most of the basic socks with heel flaps or afterthought heels are on this level, as well as mittens with no-gusset thumbs. There’s also plenty of sweaters, usually yoke sweaters or raglan sleeve sweaters.

    Intermediate

    So knitting is a regular hobby for you? Abbreviations, charts and instructions are no more than a walk in the park? Perhaps you’re looking for something to challenge yourself with, even at the odds of frogging?

    Technique

    In addition to basic techniques, some special techniques may be employed on this level, e.g. short rows. The same pattern may include both lace and cables. Magic loop knitting or entrelac, two-coloured brioche stitch, also here. In general, patterns require a more advanced ability to "read" your knitting. Lace patterns are also more advanced than on the previous level, but the lace stitches are still worked on right side only. Intarsia may be included, but in relatively simple and symmetrical patterns.

    Patterns

    Patterns on this level can feature concurrent shaping, e.g. neckline shaping at the same time as sleeve decreases or sleeve decreases into cable pattern. Sweater sleeves may require more advanced shaping. Most of our sweaters are at this level. Other patterns include e.g. magic loop patterns and toe-up socks.

    Advanced

    Turn off that telly and lash the doors, maximum concetration required! Although this skill level doesn’t bring much more in terms of technique, there’s simply more going on at the same time. Skill, concentration and perception are requisite.

    Technique

    On this level, you’ll find more advanced intarsia patterns, including intarsia in the round. Brioche patterns with decreases and/or cables are also here. Beginning of rounds may shift and multiple markers are needed. Lace or cable stitches may be worked also from wrong side. We’ve also included patterns featuring steeks here. Steeking isn’t hard as such, but requires the nerves and confidence of an experienced knitter.

    Patterns

    Patterns may include complex steps and require simultaneous reading of both charts and written instructions. Gauge may vary over different steps of the project. The patterns often feature much details and a combination of techniques. The size of the project is not what determines whether it’s advanced or not; focus is on technique, overall complexity and the risk of errors during the project.

    Gauge & Swatching

    Gauge and Swatching

    Every pattern is based on a certain gauge, expressed as stitches or rows per 10 cm. It is important that you make a swatch to check your gauge before you start the actual project. If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern’s gauge, your finished garment won’t be the correct size either.

    Swatching Start by knitting a swatch. Use the yarn, the needles and the stitch pattern you intend to use in the project. Make the swatch a little wider than 10 cm, so that you’ll be able to measure the stitches properly. Block the swatch by pinning it to a surface, then steam it gently. Count the stitches; put a pin in a stitch, then measure 10 cm from that stitch and put another pin there. Count the stitches from pin to pin – that’s your gauge! If needed, measure both horizontal and vertical gauge (rows). If you’re measuring rib or brioche stitches, stretch out the swatch slightly before measuring.

    Adjusting gauge

    If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern gauge, you can adjust it by switching needle size. If your swatch has too few stitches per 10 cm (i.e. your knitting is too loose), switch to smaller needles. Conversely, if your swatch has too many stitches per 10 cm, your knitting is too tight and you’ll need a larger pair of needles. Always knit another swatch in order to determine proper gauge and sizing. Also note that the pattern yardage only applies to the pattern yarn, the yardage may differ if you choose another yarn.

    Size charts

    Here you find size guides for your knitting projects!




     
     




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