FinEst Socks by Tiina Kuu

FinEst Socks

December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
383 - 459 yards (350 - 420 m)
72 sts
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FinEst Socks design bows to the traditional Estonian stranded mitten patterns published in Suur Kindaraamat by Reet Piiri. The name FinEst stands for Finland-Estonia.

Pattern features

  • knitted cuff down
  • instructions written for magic loop but dpns can be used as well
  • currently only one size available (72 sts) but more may become available later
  • heel back gusset increases and a heel flap under the heel
  • charts but no written instructions for the stranded colourwork patterns