DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE UNI COLOUR (50g)
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE MIX (50g)
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Row 1 (= RS): Work stockinette st until 6-7-9-9 sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece.
Row 2 (= WS): Work stockinette st until 6-7-9-9 sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Row 3 (= RS): Work stockinette st until 5-6-8-8sts remain, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, turn piece.
Row 4 (= WS): Work stockinette st until 5-6-8-8 sts remain, slip next st as if to P, P1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are 8-10-10-10 sts on needle.
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 40-44-52-56 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Merino Extra Fine. K 1 round and continue in rib K2/P2 until piece measures 10-12-14-16 cm / 4"-4 3/4"-5½"-6 1/4". REMEMBER THE GAUGE! Now keep the first 18-22-26-26 sts on needle for heel and slip remaining 22-22-26-30 sts on a stitch holder = upper foot.
Work stockinette st back and forth on heel sts for 4.5-5-5.5-6 cm / 1 3/4"-2"-2 1/4"-2 3/8". Insert a marker, and now measure piece from here. Dec for heel - see HEEL DEC. After heel dec pick up 10-11-13-15 sts each side of heel and slip the 22-22-26-30 sts from upper foot back on needle = 50-54-62-70 sts. Insert a marker each side of the 22-22-26-30 sts on upper foot. Continue in rib (with P2 each side) on upper foot and stockinette st on sts under foot, AT THE SAME TIME dec each side as follows: K tog into back of loop the last 2 sts before the 22-22-26-30 sts on upper foot and K tog the first 2 sts after the 22-22-26-30 sts on upper foot. Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 6 times for all sizes = 38-42-50-58 sts. When piece measures 16-18-19-22 cm / 6 1/4"-7"-7½"-8 3/4" from marker on heel (3-4-5-5 cm / 1 1/8"-1½"-2"-2" remain) slip the 20-22-26-30 sts from upper foot on a stitch holder and the 18-20-24-28 sts under foot on another stitch holder.
DEC FOR TOES:
Slip 13-15-19-22 sts (on right side of piece as seen from the leg of sock towards the toes) from stitch holder on upper foot and 13-13-17-20 sts from stitch holder under foot (on the same side) back on needle = 26-28-36-42 sts. Cast on 4 new sts towards sts on stitch holders = 30-32-40-46 sts. Insert a marker each side with 15-16-20-23 sts on upper foot and 15-16-20-23 sts under foot. Continue in stockinette st in the round, AT THE SAME TIME on 4th round dec for toes each side of both markers (= 4 dec) as follows: Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog. Dec as follows after marker: K2 tog into back of loop. Dec 1 st each side of marker towards big toe on every other round 3-4-5-6 times and dec 1 st each side of marker towards the side on every round 6-8-10-12 times = 12-8-10-10 sts left on needle. K 1 round and bind off remaining sts. Sew tog at top in outer loops of sts.
Slip the remaining 7-7-7-8 sts from stitch holder on upper foot and the remaining 5-7-7-8 sts from stitch holder under foot back on needle. Pick up 2 sts towards the dec for toes = 14-16-16-18 sts. Work stockinette st in the round, AT THE SAME TIME after approx 1 cm / 3/8'' inc 2 sts evenly = 16-18-18-20 sts. Continue in stockinette st until big toe measures approx 3-4-5-5 cm / 1 1/8"-1½"-2"-2". Now K2 tog all the way round = 8-9-9-10 sts. Cut the thread, pull it through remaining sts, tighten and fasten.
Like right sock but mirrored, i.e. work big toe first and then dec for toes.
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