Lancet by Kiersten Brandt


May 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
8 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
320 - 410 yards (293 - 375 m)
S, M, L
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The lancet arch is a variety of pointed arch in which each of the arcs, or curves, of the arch have a radius longer than the width of the arch. It takes its name from being shaped like the tip of a lance. The lancet window is one of the typical features of the Early English (13th century) period in Gothic Architecture. (from

This pattern works for sport and heavy fingering weight, for tonals, semi-solids, kettle dyes, and wild multi-colored yarns. Beginning sock knitters will have no problem mastering this fun pattern.

Thank you so much to those Ravelers who helped with the testing of this sock: amachael, wimpwoman, Mariuca, brandimay, KWelch,StitchingMagic, bmazanec, abitknottie, and Crinkles.

While this pattern has been tested by wonderful knitters, it is possible there may be errata. Please contact me if you find any errors.