Lala Socks by Paula Wiśniewska

Lala Socks

Knitting
December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in after blocking in Stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
302 - 400 yards (276 - 366 m)
1 (2, 3)
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Lala Socks are adorned with botanical lace and twisted stitches. They come in three sizes, the foot is adjustable in length. The socks are worked from the top down in the round and finished with a traditional heel flap and gusset. The cuffs are knitted in twisted ribbing, then some of twisted stitches columns are extended and incorporated in the lace pattern throughout the legs and instep. Lace pattern goes smoothly into the heel flap. The soles are knitted in stockinette stitch. The leafy lace pattern looks intricate but is easy to knit in the round. Lala socks are knit in fingering weight yarn. They are perfect to wear on the chilly mornings while sipping a favorite warming tea and enjoying the magical wintry time.

This pattern has written and charted instructions.

Sizes: To fit approx. foot circumference 7 (8.25, 9)” / 18 (21, 23) cm. Shown in size 2.

Materials:
• Yarn: 1 skein of fingering weight yarn that knits up to the gauge.
The speckled sample was knit using Kitten by Sóc una troca!!! 437 yards/ 3.53 ounces / 400 meters/ 100 grams; 100% plied Merino in Mautse’s special colorway.
The gray sample was knit using Sock 4 ply by 7oczek 437 yards/ 3.53 ounces / 400 meters/ 100 grams; 75% Wool/ 25% Nylon in Perłowa Szarość colorway.
• Needles and other notions: US 1 (2.25mm) long circular needles for magic loop or dpns, darning needle, stitch markers. Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Gauge:32 Stitches and 44 rows = 4”/ 10 cm after blocking with US 1 (2.25mm) needles in Stockinette

Skills involved:Knitting and purling, increases and decreases, lace, knitting in the round.

Pattern has been test knitted and tech-edited.