Mrs Tiggy by Kay F Jones

Mrs Tiggy

September 2019
Light Fingering ?
36 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
Small, Medium and Large
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Mrs Tiggy was the first pattern in my Miss Potter Sock Club 2, and is now available as an individual download as well !

This design is of course inspired by the much loved hedgehog, Mrs Tiggy-winkle.

Mrs Tiggy-winkle lived in a cosy home on the side of a hill. She spent her days washing and ironing the clothes and linens of all her animal friends.

Her kitchen always had the lovely scent of fresh laundry, and there was often a huge pile of hankies on the chair by the fire.

When designing these socks, I wanted to capture the feeling of those lace-edged handkerchiefs. The stitch pattern is relaxing to knit and works beautifully with a lightly speckled yarn.

I knit the sample using Lay Family Yarns in the ‘Lace Hankies’ sock set.

The socks are worked top down with a contrast heel flap, and my lovely rounded Umbrella Toe.