Brighton Dome by Rachel C. Brown

Brighton Dome

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
325 - 400 yards (297 - 366 m)
small (large)
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The Brighton Dome is an amazing building full of soaring curves and striking structural fancies - just the thing to inspire my architecturally-driven design tendencies. These toe up socks were designed to commemorate the first Unwind Brighton yarn festival, and use a modified chevron pattern to mimic to soaring curves of the dome. The pattern is carried up the instep and circles the leg, finishing with 1x1 twisted rib.

Please note: pattern is written using magic loop or two circular needles, but can easily be adapted for dpns.

Judy’s Magic Cast On, Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off, knitting, purling, increasing and decreasing.

Small (large), approximately 6.5 (7.5) in/16.5 (19) cm unstretched foot circumference, and 9.25 (10.75) in/23.5 (27.5) cm foot length.

Show in Kettle Yarn Co. Twist (100% wool, 200 yds/183 m in 50 gr). If substituting, I would recommend a sock yarn with a tight twist for good stitch definition.

US 1/2.25 mm circular needle, one long for magic loop or two for working on two circular needles.

33 sts/50 rows per 4 in/10 cm in stockinette stitch.