Isolde socks by Meg Warren

Isolde socks

April 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on smaller needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
455 - 910 yards (416 - 832 m)
One size fits most women (instructions for calf and knee length given)
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I wanted these socks to reflect Isolde’s role both at home in Ireland and at her new home in Cornwall when she marries King Mark. I wanted to create a pattern that was refined and reflective of her role as a Queen.

Note: these can also be knit as knee-highs.


The March Hare Fingering Superwash Merino 75%
superwash wool, 25% nylon; 455yd/416m per 100g skein;
18 WPI
, color: Isolde; 1 skein for calf length and 2 skeins
for knee length – any true fingering weight yarn can be

Set of four US 2 2.75mm double pointed needles
Set of four US 1 2.25mm double pointed needles

A baby version of these were recently released in connection with What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit? Check out the Baby Isoldes and make you and your little one a matching pair!