Miniature Portuguese Stocking by Andrea Wong
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Miniature Portuguese Stocking

Knitting
December 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
41 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 0 - 2.0 mm
460 yards (421 m)
5 inches (12.7 cm) foot circumference, 4.75 inches (12.1 cm) foot length

This miniature stocking is based on the traditional handknitted socks of the Serra D’Ossa region in Portugal. They have a Portuguese Spiral Toe and feature similar colorwork motifs to traditional socks, worn on festive occasions such as Carnival.

Designer Andrea Wong

Finished Size 5 inches (12.7 cm) foot circumference, 4.75 inches (12.1 cm) foot length

Yarn Regia 4-ply, 75% wool/25% polyamide yarn, fingering weight, 230 yards (210.3 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) skein, 1 skein each of #2054 Bright Red and #2041 Yellow; http://us.schachenmayr.com

Needles Size 0 (2 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions Markers; Tapestry needle

Gauge 41 sts and 56 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st