Hélène Socks by Tuulia Salmela
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Hélène Socks

Sport (12 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

I wanted to use sport weight yarn to produce an elegant pair of socks and decided to go for the Austrian cables. I found the cable patterns in Maria Erlbacher’s book Überlieferte Strickmuster aus dem Steirischen Ennstal.

These socks are knitted top-down, beginning with a 3 st i-cord along which sts are picked up. The socks are knitted with a decorative Dutch Heel and a flat toe.