Phyllodium socks by Mia Heikkinen

Phyllodium socks

Knitting
September 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
257 - 437 yards (235 - 400 m)
s/m
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This pattern was exclusive in Finnish to the Sukkasato 2013 as Mystery sock until October 1, 2013. Now available for purchase in English.


These socks were inspired by autumn leaves when the storms arrive and the trees are stripped naked for waiting winter and snow. Phyllodium = A flattened leafstalk that functions as a leaf, as in an acacia.

The socks are worked cuff down and they have French heel.

Skill level: Intermediate, includes twisted stitches (1x1 cables)

Finished measurements: Foot and leg circumference unstretched: 18 cm / 7 inches, to fit foot circumference of 20 - 24 cm / 7.75 - 9.5 inches

Yarn requirements: Fingering weight yarn, Wollmeise Sockenwolle 80/20 Twin, 150 g /466 m (510 yards):
75 - 100 g ~ 235 - 315 m / 255 - 340 yards

Needle size: 2.25 mm / US 1

Gauge: 32 sts and 42 rows 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4 inches) in stockinette