Shetland Socks by Nancy Bush

Shetland Socks

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches
in Fair Isle pattern worked in the round
US 1 - 2.25 mm
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Summary Top-down, fold-down cuff, fair-isle, four double-pointed needles.

Additional Yarn Information

  • 2 skeins #1295 Dark Green
  • 1 skein #1293 Medium Green
  • 1 skein #FC24 Light Green
  • 1 skein #FC44 Dark Rust
  • 1 skein #122 Medium Rust
  • 1 skein #32 Light Rust

Chart Included Fair Isle pattern.

From Nancy Bush’s Pattern Introduction These Fair Isle patterned socks are worked in the colors of the land that inspired them: heather, moss, and peaty earth. The top is, in a way, a tiny Fair Isle sampler…. There is a Band Heel with no gussets. A Round Toe shaping finishes off the foot.

Publication Date December 1994