Sarang by Natalia Vasilieva


August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 24 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
322 yards (294 m)
Length: 8¼” (21 cm), midfoot: 6¾” (17 cm)
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These socks were designed as a prize for “Lace” category of “Sock Challenge Cup” contest.
They are knitted cuff-down with gusseted plain heel adapted from the “Encyclopedia of Needlework” by Thérèse de Dillmont and with toe based on this plain heel.

Techniques Used:

  • Magic Loop
  • following charts
  • double-start cast-on, provisional cast-on (any)
  • knitting through back loop, basic lace knitting
  • Tricorner
  • grafting

Sarang means “peacock” in Sanskrit.

Thank you to my test knitter: Natalia.
Thank you to Anna for photos.