Pyromania by Amy Herzog


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August 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
275 - 460 yards (251 - 421 m)
6.25 (7.5, 8.75)'' / 16 (19, 22) foot circumference
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The lace pattern at the cuff of this sock is called “Fir Cone Lace”, but I’ve always thought the little circles looked like candle flames. When I found The Woolen Rabbit’s wonderful Harmony sock yarn at a festival in the color “Oh Ruby”, all I could think about was knitting it up into those little flames.

Pyromania was born of my love for socks with a little bit of interest, followed by lots of stockinette—perfect for bringing with me everywhere. After the lace panel finishes, the only detailing is a decorative decrease (balanced out by some increased stitches) on the side. They are knit cuff-down, with an eye of partridge heel flap and a standard toe.