Norwegian Fana Socks by Beth Brown-Reinsel

Norwegian Fana Socks

January 1995
Sport (12 wpi) ?
8 stitches
in stranded stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
400 - 450 yards (366 - 411 m)
Midfoot 6-10.5 inch
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Three sizes. Inspired by the 19th century Norwegian Fana Cardigan, the traditional star, band and checkerboard motifs make this sock fun to knit in four sizes. The stockinette stitch heel flap is knitted in a checkerboard pattern, with a round heel and toe. The gauge is 8 stitches/inch in 2 color stockinette stitch. Guernsey or firm sport weight yarn recommended. Cream and navy or your choice of colors.

Featured Techniques: Two-Color Three-Strand Cast-On, Knitting with a color in each hand, Multi-color Continental Knitting, Round Heel theory, Round Toe.
Yarn: Guernsey yarn or other smooth sport weight
Sizes: Small, Medium, Large (child through medium woman), Extra Large (man)