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Finnish Socks

Knitting
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 14 rows = 2 inches in [colorwork] pattern worked in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
393 yards (359 m)
Unisex

Summary: Top-down, four double-pointed needles, reinforced Dutch heel, double-decrease toe.



Additional Yarn Information: 2 skeins #5500 Cream and 1 skein #5509 Red.



Charts Included Three (A B and C), for the leg.

From Pattern Introduction: These sporty socks are modeled after a pair of long stockings housed in the National Museum of Finland. The heel flap in these socks is reinforced with the heel stitch and this reinforcement continues into the Dutch Heel. The Double-Decrease Toe makes a narrow line on each side of the foot. These socks have unisex sizing. Add or subtract rows between the end of the ankle decreases and the beginning of the toe shaping to lengthen or shorten the leg and foot as needed.

Publication Date December 1994