Fraulein Bavari by Natalia Vasilieva

Fraulein Bavari

August 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 20 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
455 yards (416 m)
Length: 8¾” (22 cm), midfoot: 7” (18 cm)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

These socks were designed as a prize for “Texture” category of “Sock Challenge Cup” contest.

Socks feature advanced modified T-shaped heel with patterned heel flap and short-rows to turn the gussets.
(Photo-tutorial on modified T-shaped heel can be found here.)

Please note the pattern is fully charted, no detailed written description is provided.
Prize pair was worked toe-up, but pattern contains instructions on cuff-down version as well.

Techniques Used:

  • Magic Loop
  • following sock charts
  • twisted-stitch knitting
  • travelling stitches, cables
  • Judy’s magic cast-on, provisional cast-on (any)
  • lifted increases
  • short-rows (any)
  • stockinette grafting
  • cabling without cable needle (desirable)

10.02.2015: Опубликована русская версия 1.01

Note 26-Jan-2015: pattern update 1.01 available (corrected typo on Row 67 of Left Toe-up Chart (near central instep motif) and description of k1 symbol in the Key), thanks to AikoG84).

Thank you to my brave test knitters: Oksana, Maria.
Thank you to Anna for photos.