Lato

Knitting
March 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in St St, after blocking.
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1 (2, 3)
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These ankle-length socks are adorned with a lace motif that mimics the shapes and structures of citrus slices. They are perfect for the summer — “lato” in Polish.

SIZES
1 (2, 3)
Recommended ease: 1” / 2.5 cm of negative ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Foot Circumference: 7.25 (7.75, 8.75)“ / 18.5 (20, 22.5) cm.
Leg Length: 2.25” / 5.5 cm.
Leg Length with Heel Included: 4 (4, 4.25)” / 9.5 (10, 10.5) cm.
Foot Length: Adjustable.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 1 skein of Nomade by Julie Asselin (80% merino, 20% nylon, 450 yds / 411 m – 115 g), colourway Biarritz.

Or approx. 205 (225, 250) yds / 188 (206, 229) m of fingering-weight yarn.

Needles: US 1 / 2.25 mm circular needles.
Notions: Stitch markers, removable stitch marker, cable needle.

GAUGE
32 sts x 44 rnds to 4” / 10 cm in St St, after blocking.

One lace chart rep (28 sts x 12 rnds) is 3.25” / 8.5 cm wide and 1.25” / 3 cm long, after blocking.

CONSTRUCTION
These socks are knitted from the top down. They feature a Tubular Cast-On, a 1 x 1 Twisted Ribbing, a German Short Row Heel and a rounded toe. The lace is created with yarn overs and double yarn overs and its circular shapes are achieved with cables.