Senbonzakura by Natalia Vasilieva


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March 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
2.5 mm
383 - 437 yards (350 - 400 m)
Sock/leg circumference: 6¼ [6¾, 7½] in. (16 [17.5, 19] cm), to fit foot circumference 7¾ [8½, 9] in. (20 [21.5, 23] cm)
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These socks open the 15th year of Sock Madness.

Since about SM12 there was a running joke that if I ever design a qualification pattern then it will result in a very calm and easy year for our beloved mods. I guess they seriously needed it after 2020…

Anywho, ‘Senbonzakura’ isn’t actually difficult a pattern, just a tiny bit tricky in sizing.

Techniques used:

Is it time yet?

Note 04-Oct-2021: Pattern update 1.01 available: Added row numbers along the left edges of the Gusset charts (as advertised in the written directions)