Knees-Up by Juju Vail
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Knees-Up

Knitting
May 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in over garter rib using DK weight yarn on 3.5 mm needles after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
711 yards (650 m)
Sizes: 1 (2, 3)

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3)
To fit foot circumference: 20 (21, 22) cm / 8 (8¼ , 8½)– to be worn with 5 cm / 2” negative ease
Model wears size 1.

Yarn:
The Uncommon Thread BFL Light DK (DK weight; 100% superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool; 225 m / 246 yds per 100 g skein)
Shade: Lust; 1 (1, 1) skein

The Uncommon Thread Smooth Sock (4ply / fingering weight; 75% superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool, 25% nylon; 425 m / 465 yds per 100 g skein)
Shade: Peony; 1 (1, 1) skein (size 1 sample used approx. 25 g)

Gauge: 22 sts & 32 rounds = 10 cm / 4” over garter rib using DK weight yarn on 3.5 mm needles after blocking.
34 sts & 42 rounds = 10 cm / 4” over stocking stitch using 4ply weight yarn on 2.25 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 2.25 mm / US 1 AND 3.5mm / US 4 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking

Notions: Stitch marker, smooth scrap yarn

Notes: Knees-Up are knitted from the top down with an afterthought heel. The leg is worked with the DK weight yarn before changing to the 4ply yarn for the foot.