Lace Knee-Highs by Kristin Spurkland
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Lace Knee-Highs

November 2004
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch (St st) with 4-Ply yarn on smaller needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
480 yards (439 m)
About 8" (20.5 cm) circumference and 9.5" (24 cm) long from heel to toe. To fit a woman's US 8 shoe size.
This pattern is available from for $5.50.
Errata available:

Note: Pattern price includes socks and Flower Hat.

Pattern description from Interweave Knits, Winter 2004: “Inspired by a pair of distinctly textured and embellished handknitted socks shown in fashion designer Vivienne Westwood’s 1994/1995 collection, Kristin Spurkland has created a duo for urban street wear: lace knee-highs with ribbon accents and a flowered hat.”

Finished Size: About 8” (20.5 cm) circumference and 9.5” (24 cm) long from heel to toe. To fit a woman’s US 8 shoe size.

Yarn: Rowan Yorkshire Tweed 4 Ply (100% wool; 120 yd 110 m/25 g): #267 sheer (light blue), 4 balls. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.

Needles: Size 2 (2.75 mm): set of 4 or 5 dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Marker (m); stitch holder, tapestry needle, 1 yd (1 m) 1/2” (1.3-cm) wide silk ribbon (available from fabric stores).