Azulejo Socks by Becky Sorensen

Azulejo Socks

Knitting
September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
252 - 301 yards (230 - 275 m)
S (56 sts) / M (64 sts) / L (72 sts)
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Inspired by my stunning first (certainly not last!) trip to Portugal, the Azulejo socks are my interpretation of the stunning beauty of the city of Lisbon. The picot cuff evokes the terracotta roofs, and the slipped tile stitch pattern celebrates the tile (Azulejo) facades that are found around every corner in this incredibly beautiful country.

The yarn is Retrosaria Mondim, purchased on my trip at the Retrosaria shop in Lisbon, and is a natural yarn made from 100% Portuguese Wool.

YARN
One 100g skein of Retrosaria Mondim (fingering weight) —100% Portuguese wool (Shown in color 208).
Sample socks shown in a size S for a women’s US 9 (EU 39) use approximately 60g (231m /252yds)

GAUGE
32 sts // 44 rows = 10 cm // 4 in. in stockinette stitch after blocking
32 sts // 50 rows = 10 cm // 4 in. in tile stitch after blocking It is very important to check this gauge to make sure the tile stitch will fit over your heel

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
—2 mm // US 0 -and- 2.5 mm // US 1.5 knitting needles for preferred sock knitting method (or sizes needed to obtain gauge)
— Stitch markers
— Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Cuff Length (top to beginning of gusset increases) — 15 cm // 6 in

Size S: 17 cm / 6.75 in. circumference 
Size M: 19.25 cm / 7.5 in. circumference 
Size L: 21.75 cm / 8.5 in. circumference 

This pattern has been test knit and professionally tech edited.

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Pattern for personal use only, unless otherwise arranged.

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