Sacre du Printemps
“Le Sacre du Printemps” (the Rite of Spring), a ballet by Igor Stravinsky, depicts the power and savage beauty of the arriving spring as a wild dancing celebration. The pattern of this sock pictures the cracking earth with the first sprouts emerging and at the same time you can imagine an intertwining whirlwind of dance.
A slightly modified cable pattern, found in a modern Japanese pattern book (‘knitting patterns book 250’ by Shida Hitomi, Nihon Vogue), now makes for a nice sock where the stitches transition from toe to foot, leg and up into the cuff.
heel section should start as follows:
put the 33 instep sts on hold, k2togtbl the first 2 stitches of the sole and work a short row heel …