Moonlight Socks by Joji Locatelli

Moonlight Socks

March 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
315 - 420 yards (288 - 384 m)
S (M, L, XL)
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Interpretations Vol. 6 is another magical and heartfelt collaboration between Joji Locatelli and Veera Välimäki. Like each Volume before, the 6th Volume includes six themes, six words with two designs inspired by each word, showing a personal take on each of these themes.
This year the photo shoot was set in charming Barcelona and we had the honor to have Jonna Hietala taking all the pictures for this book.
You can read all about our work together here:
You can purchase our collections as printed books from Pom Pom Press too:

Whenever I look at these socks I feel like they are lit by the moonlight beaming through the clouds, fading every detail but also letting me see what’s important. I live in a city where moonlight can’t be appreciated, so I am mesmerized every time I can escape to a quiet place and can observe the mystery and romance present in a nightscape.
These socks are worked from the top down in the round with a heel flap and gusset using 5 colors and striping them together to achieve this faded effect.

S (M, L, XL). Shown in size M.
To fit approx.: Women’s Small (Women’s Medium, Men’s Medium, Men’s Large) feet or a foot circumference of 7 (8½, 9, 10)” 17.5 (21, 22.5, 25) cm).

Yarn: 1 mini-skein set of 100% BFL by Norne Yarns (100% BFL wool; 440 yds 400 m / 5 x 20g). Approx. 315 (350, 385, 420) yds 287 (320, 350, 382) m of fingering weight yarn in 5 different colors. The sample was knit in colorway Tussmørke and in size Women’s Medium.
Needles: US 1 2.25 mm double pointed needles or 32” 80 cm long circular needle for magic loop.
Other: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.

34 sts and 42 rows = 4” 10 cm in St st in the round.