Baltic Princess by Tiina Kuu

Baltic Princess

January 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork with larger needles
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
383 - 437 yards (350 - 400 m)
72 sts
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Baltic Princess sock design is a tribute to traditional Estonian stranded mitten patterns. The main stranded colourwork pattern is from Pärnu region and published in Suur kindaraamat by Reet Piiri.

Pattern features:

  • knitted cuff down

  • instructions written for magic loop but dpns can be used as well

  • instructions written in metric and US terminology

  • one size only (72 sts)

  • a slipped-stich heel flap, round heel turn and gusset in the centre of the sole

  • charts but no written instructions for the stranded colourwork