Byzantium by Brenda Zuk


January 2006
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
10 stitches = 1 inch
in chart pattern with larger needles
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
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3 pairs of highly decorated socks inspired by ornate mosaics from the Byzantine Empire

Worked in the round in mosaic and stranded knitting. Written knitting instructions and charts.

Yarn: Any fingering weight sock yarn of your choice, 1.75oz/50gm approx. = 214 yards/196 metres

Yarn required for Constantinople
Shade Garden - A 2.2oz/62gm(3.2oz/91gm)
Warm Gold - B 1.7oz/48gm(2oz/57gm)

Yarn required for Thessalonica
Elektra - A 2.3oz/65gm(3.3oz/94gm)
Foxglove - B 1.8oz/51gm(2.1oz/60gm)

Yarn required for Smyrna
Pacific - A 2.5oz/71gm(3.6oz/102gm)
Orange - B 1.7oz/48gm(2oz/57gm)