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Double Heelix

Knitting
June 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
S, M, L
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

(Note: English version is available at http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEff11/PATTdoubleheelix.php, not as a Ravelry download.)
Danish translation courtesy of anfromdenmark.
German translation courtesy of LadySibyll.
Finnish translation courtesy of Hattisto.
Dutch translation courtesy of Hinke.
French translation courtesy of Elisala.
Russian translation courtesy of Belskaya Elena.

Please see my demo video showing the cast on and first 2 cycles of the heel.

4 live strands getting into a tangled mess? Please see this blog post and this YouTube video for some tips.

In addition to the Knitty version which uses Shibui and Koigu, I’ve made several versions with Blue Moon lightweight sock yarn. Note that the gauge for Blue Moon lightweight is larger than that of Shibui Sock, but there’s an easy solution for this. If you’re using Blue Moon, and you have a medium, large or x-large foot, just follow the instructions for one size smaller than you need, and you should get a perfect fit!

Check out my blog for more details: http://curiousknitter.com