Louisa by Sharon Gerstman


November 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
Woman's medium
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Louisa is a cuff-down sock based upon Austrian twisted stitches. Louisa is the third of the Von Trapp children. She is mischievous and was known to play tricks on Maria. Note the snake pattern between the webs.

100 grams of light to medium fingering yarn. Solids work best, light colors are preferable.

9 stitches/inch; 14 rows/inch in stockinette

Women’s Medium. For other sizes, change needle size/gauge.

Needles: 2.5 mm double points set of 5. Can be adjusted to two circs or magic loop.

See Louisa’s sister sock, Liesl, and her brother sock, Friedrich