Kanteletar by Tiina Kuu


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July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with smaller needles
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
328 - 459 yards (300 - 420 m)
small, medium, large, extra-large
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Kanteletar sock pattern is the closing sequel to my trilogy of traditional sock patterns including also Echoes from Karelia and Sydämeni laulu. It was the pattern of Tour-de-Sock 2017, stage 2.

Pattern features:

  • knitted cuff down

  • instructions written for magic loop but dpns can be used as well

  • instructions written in metric and US terminology

  • four sizes: small (60 sts), medium (66 sts), large (72 sts) and extra-large (80 sts)

  • folded cuff, Latvian braids, stranded colourwork, slipped stitches and a heel back gusset with a heel flap under the heel

  • charts but no written instructions for the stranded colourwork