Dalekanium by Dena Stelly


Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
375 - 490 yards (343 - 448 m)
Adult small, medium, large. 6.6[7.5, 8.4] inch finished circumference, for best results work the size that is slightly smaller than your foot's actual circumference
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The long slipped stitches in this pattern help break up pooling in hand dyed yarns, and create a faux-ribbed effect.

Pattern directions are written for using magic loop, toe up, with a star toe, mini-gussett, and garter stitch short row heel.

Approx 3.5-4 oz, 500 yds of fingering weight yarn
circular needles (approx 40 in long or longer, size 1, or size needed to achieve gauge)
4 stitchmarkers, 2 stitch holders (if using magic loop two at a time)
Gauge 9 sts per inch in stockinette stitch

k, p, k2tog, p2tog, m1r, m1l, m1p

Sizing :
S, M, L finished foot circumference 6.6, 7.5, 8.4 inches unstretched.
Choose the size that is slightly smaller than your actual measurement to allow some negative ease. It is recommended to knit the socks to a finished length of approxamately ½ inch shorter than actual foot measurement.

Eratta: Round 14 stitch count for instep should be 36, 41, 46