Opus 3200

May 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinet
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
280 - 400 yards (256 - 366 m)
Women's small, medium and large
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A conventional ankle or mid-calf sock, with lace hearts front and back, lace panels at the sides, (and optional decorative top edge for toe-up version). There are two separate patterns for knitting cuff-down and toe-up, and both patterns include options to knit the sock with a small, medium or large number of sts per round. You can further adjust the width of the sock by using one of two needle sizes. That gives a total of 2 sock-knitting methods and 5 width-adjustments. Foot length is infinitely adjustable. The sock has a German short-row heel.

Sizes: women’s small, medium and large.

Small and medium size: 8.5 sts per inch (34 sts per 4in) on 2.25 - 2.5mm needles
Large size: 7 sts per inch (28 sts per 4in) on 2.75mm needles


  • Yarn: MC, main colour for all-one-yarn sock including decorative top edge 100g (459yd/420m) of 4 ply sock yarn, in plain (or fairly plain) colour. CC, optional contrast colour for top edge: approx 4yd or 4m of 4ply.
  • Needles: 4 dpns for cuff-down or toe-up version. An experienced knitter could substitute a pair of circulars for either version. Metric: size 2.25-2.5mm for small and medium; 2.75mm for large. UK and Canadian: size 13 (sm/med); size 12 (large). US: size 1-2 (sm/med); size 2 (large)
  • 2 stitch markers, row counter

This is a fully-written pattern with additional charts.