These socks were designed as a prize for additional category (hence “Surprise”) of “Sock Challenge Cup” contest.
One sock is worked cuff-down while the other is toe-up. Both have patterned arc-expansion area with modified square heel turn, and toe in pattern.
- Magic Loop
- following charts
- twisted-stitch knitting
- invisible circular beginning (detailed instructions are not included)
- modified interlock bind-off
- shadow wraps
- lifted increases
- Judy’s magic cast-on, grafting (optional)
Semki means “sunflower seeds” in Russian and was contributed by Oksana.
Note 28-Jun-2014: Pattern update 1.03 available: corrected Cuff-down Arc Chart and Cuff-down Instep&Toe Chart (thanks to HavTwoKnit)
28.06.2014: Выпущена версия 1.03: исправлены схемы зоны подъема стопы, а также верхней половины стопы и мыска для носков от манжеты (спасибо HavTwoKnit)
Note 03-Oct-2013: Pattern update 1.02 available (instructions for Foot section of Toe-up sock should be read as follows:
Work sole in stockinette and instep in pattern as established to the end of Round 69.)
03.10.2013: Выпущена русская версия 1.02