Norwegian Lusekofte Socks
Inspired by the 19th century Norwegian Lusekofte, the traditional geometric patterning and lus (lice) motifs make this sock fun to knit. The stockinette stitch heel flap is knitted with a Norwegian Star pattern, and has a Band Heel, which requires no instep gusset, and a Wide Toe. The gauge is 8 stitches/inch in 2 color stockinette stitch for three sizes. Notes are given for another three sizes, in between, knitted at 7 stitches/inch. Guernsey or firm sport weight yarn recommended. Traditionally knitted in black and cream. This pattern is recommended for intermediate knitters.
Double Cast-on, Knitting with a color in each hand, The Band Heel, The Wide Toe, Kitchener Stitch.