string of pearls by ash alberg

string of pearls

February 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in over stockinette, worked in the round, blocked
US 1 - 2.25 mm
460 yards (421 m)
to fit 8” (20.5cm) foot circumference; adjustable foot length; height from top of heel: 6” (15cm)
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the original tale of sweeney todd is just as messy and murderous as its modern musical reincarnations. in the original mid-1800s version, however, its primary protagonist is the lovely johanna, who dresses as a boy to find out what happened to her missing lover whose last gift to her is a string of pearls. create your own less bloody version by knitting these socks - nox yarn co.’s dainty demimonde colourway is offset with rich speckles of orange and burgundy, adding extra depth to the cabled pearls travelling up your feet and ankles.

welcome to a season of penny dreadfuls, and socks inspired by the 19th century equivalent of pulp fiction. this is pattern 1/7 in the penny dreadful collection, a collection of socks with nox yarn co. patterns are being released over 2018 and can be purchased individually or as a whole at a reduced cost.

needles: US 1 (2.25mm) dpns OR circular needles appropriate for preferred method, or size needed to obtain gauge

yarn: 460 yards (421 metres), 100g of fingering weight yarn
sample shown in nox yarn co’s mars sock (75% superwash merino/25% nylon, 460 yards 421 metres, 100g) x 1 skein in demimonde

notions: 2 stitch markers, sock blockers (optional)

gauge: 36 stitches x 40 rounds = 4” (10cm), in stockinette, worked in the round, blocked