Jean next door by Anna Johanna

Jean next door

January 2019
PetrichorYarns Sox
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
273 - 383 yards (250 - 350 m)

My mother’s mother went to school right next door to Ainola, the home of the famous Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. My grandmother call him Jean next door.

These cuff-down socks are a combination of two beautiful cables and ribbing. The design is quite unisex and works for both men and women. The gusset decreases are placed on top of the instep to make room for cables that meet in the middle just before the toes.

S-M-L (60-68-76 sts)

to fit foot circumference 8.25-9.2510.25’’ / 21-23.5-26 cm.

PetrichorYarns Sox (75 % wool, 25 % nylon, 205 m/50 g), or other fingering weight yarn.

100 grams.

US 1 (2.25 mm) needles.

16 sts x 22 rnds = 2x2’’ / 5x5 cm stockinette stitch (after blocking).

4 stitch markers, cable needle.

These socks are the first leg of Sukka Finlandia competition.