new boots deserve new socks by Åkesson

new boots deserve new socks

October 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 41 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
219 - 328 yards (200 - 300 m)
36/37, 38/39, 40/41
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Techniques Used
Knit & purl
Decreasing (k2tog, k1sl1psso)
Working small circumferences in the round with magic loop
German Short-rows
Experience with top-down sock knitting
Picking up stitches


50-75g of Hochland Sockenwolle 4fach von
82% new wool, 12% silk, 6% linen
50g/1.8oz = 200m/219yds

2.5mm/US1.5, 40cm/16” circular needle
2.5mm/US1.5, 60-100cm/24-40” circular needle

1 red removable stitch marker
2 green stitch markers
Sewing needle

Gauge after blocking
Worked in the round:
28sts/41rounds = 4 inches (10 centimeters) square
in stockinette stitch using 2.5mm/US1.5 needles

Size information
Sizes 36/37 (38/39, 40/41)

Finished Measurements:
Total length of foot: 23.5(25, 26.5)cm
Width of leg/foot: 10(10, 11)cm

Choose a size based on your shoe size.