Jardin à la Française Socks by Tisserin Coquet
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Jardin à la Française Socks

Knitting
September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
800 yards (732 m)
S (M, L), to fit foot circumferences of 7½–8¼ (8¼–9, 9–9¾) inches/19–21 (21–23, 23–25) cm
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Create your own carefully planned, French garden with these stranded colorwork socks, filled with geometry, symmetry, and perspective. Colorwork provided in charted format only.

SIZE
S (M, L), to fit foot circumferences of 7½–8¼ (8¼–9, 9–9¾) inches/19–21 (21–23, 23–25) cm

MATERIALS

  • (Vi)laines Chaussettes (75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon; 437 yd/400 m per 100 g skein) or similar fingering yarn; MC: Jeter des perles aux cochons (Casting pearls before swine); 1 (1, 1) skein; CC: Sauter dans les fougères (Jumping in the ferns); 1 (1, 1) skein
  • US1.5/2.5 mm circular needle, 32-inch/80 cm (or size needed to achieve gauge)
  • Tapestry needle

GAUGE
32 sts x 44 rnds = 4 inches/10 cm in Stockinette stitch worked in the round, after blocking
36 sts x 43 rnds = 4 inches/10 cm in stranded colorwork pattern stitch worked in the round, after blocking.

I Knit Paris
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From the Eiffel Tower to jardins a la française, take a knitting whirl through Paris. We introduce you to nine French knitwear designers, visit eight Parisian LYSes, and share our favorite bits of the City of Light.

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  • Christelle Bagéa/Tricot et Stitch
  • Enrico Castronovo/Les Tricoteurs Volants
  • Marion Crivelli
  • Julie Dubreux/Julie Knits In Paris
  • Chloé Fourtune-Ravard/Tisserin Coquet
  • Lucile Francomme/Lucile Ateliers Designs
  • Marie-Amélie/Marie Amélie Designs
  • Sara Maternini/La Cave à Laine
  • Sylvie Polo/Polo & Co.

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