Lumi Socks by Fiber Tales

Lumi Socks

Knitting
December 2018
yarn held together
Bulky
+ Bulky
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
164 - 273 yards (150 - 250 m)
S - M - L
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Snuggly, Cozy and Easy House Socks
The Lumi Socks are inspired by beautiful Sami boots made from either reindeer skin or feltet wool called Nutukkat or Huopikkaat with colourful woven or braided cords and tassels. Lumi means snow in Finnish.

I designed these warm and cozy house socks with a nice toasty high cuff. They are beginner friendly and easy to knit up but also have a few fun details to keep you interested such as a Latvian braid and slipped stitches.

Sizes (womens)
S (M) L
Approx. foot circumference: 21,5 (24,5) 27,5 cm / 8.5 (9.5) 10.75 inches.

Gauge
13 sts x 19 rnds in st st on a 6 mm / US 10 = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4”.

Yarn
MC: 2 balls of Ístex Álafoss Lopi in Tweed 9974
CC: 1 ball of Ístex Álafoss Lopi (or similar scrap yarn - for the sample I used 2 strands of 9427 Rust léttlopi held together)

I used a 100% wool yarn as the sock is meant for wearing only in the house. If you walk a lot opt for a stronger yarn (possibly with a nylon content), add a felt sole to the sock or some rubber.

Needles
DPN or long circular needle for the magic loop method in size 6 mm / US 10.

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