Pet Octopus Socks by Ingrid Carré

Pet Octopus Socks

January 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stranded knitting, in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
601 - 656 yards (550 - 600 m)
Size 1: Womens 37/38, Size 2: Womens 39/40
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Mermaids don’t have a cat or dog, but a cute little pet octopus!
Each sock has 2 mermaids, 1 octopus, 8 fish and a lot of waves…

These socks are knitted from the cuff down with heel flap. The pattern is written and has charts for the colorwork.

Included with this pattern:
2 sizes as seperate pdf:
- Size 1 (64 st around leg) (Charts are addapted for this size)
- Size 2 (72 st around leg)

Directions for changing the length of the foot are included.
For this pattern it is assumed you know how to do stranded knitting, basic cuff-down sock knitting and reading charts.
Pattern is written for circular needles, but DPN can be used.

The socks on the picture are size 2, and knitted in Wollmeise Pure, but the Wollmeise Twin is stronger for socks!
Gauge knitted in the round: 32st and 36 rows for 10x10cm