Merike's Socks by Nancy Bush

Merike's Socks

December 1994
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
500 - 1068 yards (457 - 977 m)
Women's Medium
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Summary: Written for 5 double pointed needles with shaped common heel and star toe. Leg has two rows of braid/plaited edging.

Additional Yarn Information:

  • 2 skeins #488 Dark Cherry
  • 1 skein each (or leftovers) #435 Bright Red, #444 Dull Red, #427 Rose, and #480 Burgundy.

Chart Included: Leg pattern.

From pattern description: This pair of short socks was inspired by a collection of Estonian socks in the Nordeska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. They are not dissimilar from snesokkar or “cut stockings” worn for festive occasions in Norway.

Publication Date: December 1994