Semi Aran by Betty Salpekar

Semi Aran

January 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
40 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Traveling stitch patterns on sock top
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
400 - 600 yards (366 - 549 m)
small, medium, large
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This design evokes the Aran Islands with the arrangement of its vertical pattern motifs. Mirroring the two sides of the sock top allows some of those motifs to merge at center front and over the toe in pleasing ways. The toe-shaping is especially fun, because the decrease lines blend right into the pattern motifs and form the centers of two symmetrical bell shapes.