Equanimity by Dana Gervais

Equanimity

Knitting
January 2019
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch, with smaller needles, after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
Narrow (Medium, Wide 1, Wide 2, Wide 3) Circumference: 7 (8, 9.5, 10, 11) inches/17.8 (20.3, 24.1, 25.4, 28) centimetres ~ Foot length is customizable
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Equanimity is the ability to remain calm and composed while under stress.

This is an advanced pattern and is suitable for sock knitters who have experience with stranded colourwork, mosaic colour work, slipped stitches, cables, and reading stitches.

This pattern is worked from the cuff down and can be worked with one colour or with 2 colours to create 2-coloured cables Equanimity features a heel flap with gussets and a rounded toe.

This stitch pattern produces a dense fabric with very little stretch. When choosing a size, choose the size that is 2 inches larger than the wearer’s actual foot circumference (as measured at the widest part of the foot), choosing the larger circumference if the wearer’s actual circumference falls between 2 sizes.

NEEDLES
2.25mm (US 1) and 2.75mm (US 2) needles or sizes needed to obtain gauge in preferred style for working small circumference in the round

GAUGE
8 stitches & 11 rounds per 1 inch/2.5 centimetres in stockinette stitch after blocking using smaller needles

8 stitches & 11 rounds per 1 inch/2.5 centimetres in colourwork stockinette stitch after blocking using larger
needles

SIZES
Narrow (Medium, Wide 1, Wide 2, Wide 3)
Circumference: 7 (8, 9.5, 10, 11) inches/17.8 (20.3, 24.1, 25.4, 28) centimetres

Foot length is customizable

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers
Cable needle (optional)

SKILLS
Knit
Purl
Increases
Decreases
Working in the round
Cables
Slipped stitches
Kitchener stitch
Short rows

Thank you to Kniterations for tech editing this pattern and to all the amazing, patient, test knitters who test knit it