Take Heart is the very first book from the Pom Pom Press! Brought to you by the editors of Pom Pom Quarterly, Take Heart is a collection of 11 knitted accessories by designer and illustrator Fiona Alice. You can now order your copy (print + digital) and join our group for updates, KALs and chatter!
Sizes: 1 (2)
To fit foot circumference: 20 (23) cm / 8 (9)” – to be worn with approximately 2.5 cm / 1” negative ease
Finished leg length: 15 (16.5) cm / 6 (6½)”
A: Toft Alpaca Fine Sock (4ply/Fingering weight; 80% British alpaca, 20% nylon; 230 m / 252 yds per 50 g skein)
Shade: Steel; 2 (2) skeins
B: Toft Alpaca Silk Extra Fine (4ply/Fingering weight; 80% British alpaca, 20% silk; 230 m / 252 yds per 50 g skein)
Shade: Cream; 1 (1) skein
Gauge: 36 sts & 42 rows = 10 cm / 4” over reverse stocking stitch on 2 mm needles after blocking
Needles: 2 mm / US 0 DPNs or circular needle, 80 cm / 32” length for magic loop
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.
Notions: Stitch marker, smooth contrasting waste yarn in a similar weight, T-pins (optional), tapestry needle
Notes: These socks are worked from the toe up with an afterthought heel. An afterthought heel is easy to replace if it eventually requires
darning. Fine wool and nylon thread can be held double during the toes and heels for durability if desired.