Little Prince Socks
October 15, 2013
October 21, 2013

Little Prince Socks

Project info
Needles & yarn
US 0 - 2.0 mm
Zwerger Garn Opal 4-fach /4-ply

Aravis83 sent me a copy of “The Little Prince” in German, and a ball of matching sock yarn! The yarn is called “Der Kleine Prinz und der Brunnen” (The Little Prince and the well) and it’s a delicious mix of yellow, orange, pink, purple, and aqua. I don’t usually knit with multicolored yarn but now I see why people like it -- it is such fun to watch the colors changing as I knit!

Socks on 60 stitches. 10 rounds of k1p1 twisted rib, then k9 p1 around. (I like to be able to count something while I knit. Heh.)

60 rounds, then heel on 30 st for 17 ridges.

Decrease gusset every other round. Here’s a great trick to avoid a hole at the corner of the gusset!

Foot: 70 rounds, then make a toe (dec EOR till there are 24 st)

This yarn is REALLY nice to work with and it feels great!

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October 15, 2013
October 21, 2013
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Zwerger Garn
Light Fingering
75% Wool, 25% Nylon
465 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: October 15, 2013
  • Updated: October 21, 2013
  • Progress updates: 3 updates