Midwinter Socks Set by Summer Lee

Midwinter Socks Set

Knitting
December 2020
both are used in this pattern
Light Fingering ?
40 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
300 - 350 yards (274 - 320 m)
s (7"/ 17.75cm) M (8"/20.25cm) L (9"/23cm) XL (10"/25.Scm)
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Midwinter is a time of joy and celebration for people all over the world - a time for lighting candles, making merry with the ones we love, and gently tending hearth as we burrow deeper into our nests, waiting with the plants and animals for spring. These long nights and cold days are made a little brighter by the traditions we hold sacred near the Solstice.

The Midwinter Socks are a joyful celebration of this festive time of year. Knit in the tradition of that most magical of places· Fair Isle· these socks are sure to bring you comfort and joy as the Wheel of the Year turns towards the light.

Included in this set is a primer on knitting colorwork socks. Each pattern is very beginner friendly, but there are some helpful tips and tricks to help you achieve a well-fitting sock I
I hope you find these socks as delightful I to knit as I did! Cyfarchion y Tymorl

VERSION 1

MATERIALS
Approximately 340 - 380 yards of fingering weight yarn
I bought 1 skein each of Filcolana Arwetta in the following colors:
101 Natural White MC
138 Geranium Red CC1
202 Teal CC2
143 Denim Blue CC3
813 Strawberry Pink CC4
136 Mustard CC5

  • US Size 1 / 2 .2 5 needles
  • US Size 2 / 2.75mm needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Waste Yarn

SIZES
S (7”/17.75cm) M (8”/20.25cm) L (9”/22.75cm) XL (10”/25.Scm)

GAUGE
40 sts over 4”/10cm and 28 rows in colorwork pattern, knit in the round and blocked.

VERSION 2

MATERIALS
Approximately 240 - 280 yards of fingering weight yarn
I bought 1 skein each of Filcolana Arwetta in the following colors:
101 Natural White MC
138 Geranium Red CC1
143 Denim Blue CC2
198 Tangerine CC3
186 Pale Rose CC4
813 Strawberry Pink CC5
136 Mustard CC6
956 Charcoal CC7

  • US Size 1 / 2 .2 5 needles
  • US Size 2 / 2.75mm needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Waste Yarn

GAUGE
40 sts over 4”/10cm and 28 rows in colorwork pattern, knit in the round and blocked

SIZES
S (7”/17.75cm) M (8”/20.25cm) L(9”/22.75cm)
XL (10”/25.Scm)

VERSION 3

MATERIALS

  • MC: Approximately 300 -350 yards of fingering weight yarn (I used Less Traveled Yarn 757 Sock in “Coy Coral.”)
  • CC: Approximately 25 yards of fingering weight yarn (I used Filcolana Arwetta in 138 “Geranium Red.”)
  • US Size 1 / 2.25 needles
  • US Size 2/ 2.75mm needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Waste Yarn

GAUGE
40 sts over 4”/10cm and 28 rows in colorwork pattern, knit in the round and blocked

SIZES
S (7”/17.75cm) M (8”/20.25cm) L (9”/22.75cm) XL (10”/25.5cm)