Leymus by Minna Sorvala


October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
219 - 328 yards (200 - 300 m)
Small (Large): 7(7 ½)" [18(19) cm] foot circumference
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Leymus socks were inspired by the Sand ryegrass (Leymus arenarius)
which grows on the sandy dunes on my favourite beach.

Leymus is a toe-up sock with gusset and a short-row heel. The pattern is written for magic-loop method. Lace pattern is charted.

The pattern is in English.

Small (Large).
Finished measurements: Foot circumference 7(7 1⁄2)” 18cm (19cm).
Foot length can be adjusted.

Yarn: 1 skein of Väinämöinen Knitlob’s Lair (75% Superwash merino, 25% nylon; 440yd 402m - 100g).
Approx. 218 (328)yd 200 (300)m of fingering weight yarn.

The sample was knit in colourway Vilja.

Needles: US 1,5 30’’ 2,5 mm 80 cm circular needles.
Adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.The pattern is written for magic loop method, but can be adjusted for dpn’s.
Other: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.

34 stitches and 48 rows = 4” 10cm in stockinette stitch.