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Knitted DROPS socks with Norwegian pattern in ”Karisma”.
DROPS 135-7
DROPS design: Pattern no U-628
Yarn group B
Size: 35/37 - 38/40 - 41/43 - 44/46
Foot length: 22 - 24 - 27 - 30 cm

Leg length: 20 cm in all sizes

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes in colour no 53, anthracite
100 g for all sizes in colour no 19, white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3.5 mm - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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New text under SOCK and new charts (A.1 to A.10)

Updated online: 16.10.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

Updated online: 22.08.2014 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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    2.25 EUR
NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
See diagrams A.1 to A.10. All diagrams are worked in stocking st.
1st row (= RS): Work until 7-7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
2nd row (= WS): Work until 7-7-8-8 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
3rd row (= RS): Work until 6-6-7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
4th row (= WS): Work until 6-6-7-7 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are 9-9-11-11 sts on needle.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 64-64-68-68 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with anthracite. K 1 round, then work 4 rounds in rib = K 1/P 1.
Switch to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm.
Now work diagram A.3, then A.1 in size 35/37 - 38/40 (= 16 sts) and A.2 in size 41/43 - 44/46 (= 17 m) over all sts on needle.
Then work A.4 - AT THE SAME TIME on last round dec 4 sts evenly = 60-60-64-64 sts.
Now work diagram A.5 (= 4 sts) over all sts on needle, AT THE SAME TIME on last round dec 4 sts evenly = 56-56-60-60 sts.
K 1 round with white.
Continue to work as follows: Diagram A.6 (= 35 sts), diagram A.7 (= 4 sts) over the next 20-20-24-24 sts, finish with diagram A.8 (= 1 st). Work diagram A.7/A.8 a total of 5 times vertically (= 20 rounds), then slip sts in diagram A.6 (= 35 sts) on a stitch holder = 21-21-25-25 sts for heel. Work diagram A.9 over these sts for 5-5½-6-6½ cm.
Insert a marker, then work HEEL DECREASE - see explanation above.
After heel dec, knit up 12-12-14-14 sts on each side of heel and slip the 35 sts from stitch holder back on needle = 68-68-74-74 sts. Continue to work the 35 sts on upper foot in diagram A.6, work sts under foot in diagram A.9, AT THE SAME TIME dec on each side of st on upper foot as follows: K the 2 sts before diagram A.6 tog and K the 2 sts after diagram A.6 twisted tog (i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front), repeat dec every other round a total of 5 times = 58-58-64-64 sts.
Continue with diagram A.6 and A.9.
When diagram A.6 has been worked 2 times vertically, continue as follows: Diagram A.10 (= 3 sts), diagram A.9 over the next 29 sts, diagram A.10, diagram A.9 over the next 23-23-29-29 sts.
Work until piece measures 17-19-21-24 cm from marker on heel (= 5-5-6-6 cm remain).
Then continue with pattern as before - AT THE SAME TIME dec for toes on each side of the middle st in diagram A.10 in each side.
Dec as follows before st: K the last 2 sts before mid st tog with white.
Dec as follows after st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1 with white, psso. Repeat dec every round a total of 9-9-10-10 times
= 22-22-24-24 sts remain.
On next round, K all sts tog 2 by 2 with white = 11-11-12-12 sts.
Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.



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