Senneh by Hunter Hammersen
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Senneh

Knitting
August 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
34 stitches = 4 inches
in blocked stockinette
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
Fits a foot or leg of 7.25 [8.25, 9.25, 10.25] inches in fingering weight yarn, 8.75 [10, 11.25, 12.5] inches in sport or dk-weight yarn.

Updated, expanded, and finally back in print, this delightful new edition of Silk Road Socks features sixteen intricate patterns inspired by oriental rugs.

All fourteen of the original patterns are here, each revised to fit my current style and with extra sizes added (that includes sizing them all for both fingering weight yarn and dk/sport weight yarn). There are also two brand new patterns available here for the first time ever. And of course along the way I’ve upgraded all the fun bits (new photos, new charts, beautiful illustrations…all the things that help make a book lovely)!

The book is available in both paper and electronic versions, and every paper copy of the book includes a unique code (look inside the back cover) that allows you to download a copy of the electronic book. You’ll be able to store the electronic version in your ravelry library if you like (though a ravelry membership isn’t required to access the electronic version).

You can get the electronic version here on ravelry, or swing by amazon or ask at your local yarn store to get a paper copy!



Senneh (sometimes Senna or Sine) is a large city in eastern Iran and the capital of the province of Kurdistan. The city is now known as Sanandaj though the rugs still use the earlier name. Sennehs are among the most densely knotted of all Persian rugs.

Senneh rugs commonly feature either a herati pattern (a stylized flower surrounded by four curved leaves) or a boteh pattern (which looks rather like an angular paisley). These socks use the boteh motif repeated in a column down the leg and foot.