Fields of Gold socks
Inspired by the myths of King Arthur and designed to mimic heraldic pendants, these top-down socks are a challenging project but with elegant results, well worth the effort! They feature a picot cuff, ornate bell lace motif, heel flap and gusset decrease that is hidden in the design of the instep. Instructions are charted with written explanation for three sizes. This pattern is rated as advanced.
Originally designed for Knit Now Magazine Issue 10 2012
100g Skein Queen Exquisite 4ply sock yarn (80% merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon).
Set of five 2.25mm double pointed needles or as required to achieve the tension
36 stitches and 48rows = 10cm/ 4 inches stocking stitch
DIMENSIONS & SIZING
Small (medium; large) - 15 (20; 25)cm circumference/ 13 (14.5; 17)cm cuff to heel
Intended to be worn with 1-2.5cm negative ease.