Flammegarn Socks by Nancy Bush

Flammegarn Socks

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 2 inches
in Stitch pattern worked in the round
US 1 - 2.25 mm
675 yards (617 m)
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Summary Top-down, Shaped Common Heel, Wide Toe (Version #2), four double-pointed needles.

Additional Yarn Information 3 skeins #7288 Indigo (includes reinforcing yarn).

From Nancy Bush’s Pattern Introduction Flammegarn is the Norwegian name for yarn dyed by wrapping rush, twine, or other material tightly around the skeined yarn and placing it in a dye bath.  When the yarn is dry, the rush is removed and the yarn has a mottled effect, rather than being one solid color.  This type of "tie-dyed" yarn is not unique to Norway, but is used for stockings and other textiles throughout Scandinavia, Bavaria, and elsewhere….

Publication Date December 1994