Didot by Niina Tanskanen

Didot

Knitting
March 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern blocked (fingering weight version)
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
339 - 372 yards (310 - 340 m)
one size (offered in two yarn weights)
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SIZE
one size
women US 6.5-8 / EU 37-39 in two different gauges (two yarn weights)

Note! This pattern is in ONE size but the directions are written for TWO different yarn weights. It means you can make thinner and thicker socks with same pattern or adjust size by knitting with thicker yarn!

RECOMMENDED EASE
Slight negative ease ~ 1” / 2.5 cm

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Leg length from cuff to the beg of the heel: 5.3”/ 13,5 cm
Leg circumference: 8”/ 20 cm
Foot lenght: 9”/ 22,5 cm
Foot circumference: 8”/ 20 cm

CONSTRUCTION
Didot socks are worked from cuff to toe in the round. The pattern features a proper heel flap, a French heel turn and a deep gusset.
The ornamental curvy stitch pattern consists of panels of 1x1 cables and purl stitches.

MATERIALS
Yarn:
Version A: 100g sport weight yarn. I used 90 grams of Tukuwool Sock in H27 ‘Tyyni’, 160 m / 50 g (80 % wool, 20 % polyamide)
Version B: 100g fingering weight sock yarn. I used 82 grams of Julie Asselin Nomade in “Trench”, 457 m / 115 g (80 % superwash merino, 20 % nylon)

Needles:
Version A: US 2 / 2.75 mm DPNs or 32-40” / 80-100 cm circular needle
Version B: US 1 / 2.25 mm DPNs or 32-40” / 80-100 cm circular needle

Notions: Stitch marker and tapestry needle

GAUGE
Please note that stitch gauge is measured both flat & slightly stretched (ie. 28=flat / 24=stretched) because rib pattern has a lot of ease!

Version A (sport weight yarn / Tukuwool Sock): 28/24 sts & 36 rnds, US 2 / 2.75 mm needles, blocked.

Version B (fingering weight yarn / Julie Asselin Nomade): 32/28 sts & 43 rnds, US 1 / 2.25 mm needles, blocked.