Aarnivalkeat by Tiina Kuu


August 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
328 - 437 yards (300 - 400 m)
small, medium, large, extra-large
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This pattern is my contribution to Pennies per Hour of Pleasure or p/hop, a charity knitting project that is raising funds for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders. Just make a donation to MSF via the JustGiving page on p/hop webpage and download the pattern for your pleasure!

Pattern features:

  • can be knitted either cuff down or toe up (both instructions are included in the same file)

  • instructions written for magic loop but also dpns can be used

  • instructions written in metric and US terminology

  • wide variety of sizes available: small (60 sts), medium (66 sts), large (72 sts) and extra-large (78 sts)

  • short row heel with adjustable mini gussets to give more room for higher instep

  • relatively easy stranded colourwork pattern without long floats

  • ideal for left over yarns as it’s easy to change the colour scheme (please see the project photos on this page for reference)

  • average yardage for four-coloured pairs: cuff and toe colour 25-35 grams, curvy patterning colour 10 grams, leg colour between the curvy patterning 10 grams and main colour 45-55 grams