Florens by Sarah Alderson


September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
300 - 500 yards (274 - 457 m)
S, M, L
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The dainty Florens socks weave a delicate floral pattern in twisted stitch cables from the toes up, ending with a picot cuff.
Keep your toes warm and pretty whilst riding a broom with these sumptuous socks.

Florens is a pattern from Beautiful Knits for Beautiful Sticks book.

To fit foot circumference: 20.5 (23, 25.5) cm / 8 (9, 10) in
Designed to be worn with 0 cm/in ease, around the ball of the foot.
Foot length and leg height is customizable

4ply weight yarn shown in:
Lichen and Lace 80/20 sock: 80% merino, 20% nylon, 335 m (365 yds) in 100g, colour way Beach Glass
300 (370, 450) m / 330 (400, 490) yds
Note: If working a longer leg or foot, please ensure additional yardage is available.

Needles & Notions:
2.5 mm (US 1.5) needles for small diameter circular knitting
2 stitch markers
Cable needle
Tapestry needle

32 sts x 46 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm (4 in x 4 in) measured over St st

Skills required:
Knit and purl stitches
Casting on and off
Increases and decreases
Knitting in the round
Following cable chart or written instructions
Short rows (instructions given in pattern)
Magic loop cast-on

Pattern information:
Originally published September 2015.
Current version: Florens_v1.0.pdf
PDF file size: 720kb
Blog post with more information can be found here
Technical Editor: Gwen Wagner-Adair
Model: Ellen Scarlett-Ryan
Photography: Joelle Trousdale