Stripes'n'Flowers by Ida-Maria Tyyskä


July 2019
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
230 - 460 yards (210 - 421 m)
56 (60, 64, 68, 72) sts
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This design is inspired by the Finnish fashion brand Marimekko.

This pair of socks is knitted cuff down and the pattern comes with german short row heel. The pattern is written for magic loop method, but can be adjusted for dpn’s.

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The Ladder-Back Jacquard technique is used in the colorwork section and the fabric is thus stretchier than stranded colorwork would produce. If you knit stranded colorwork you might need more stitches or bigger needles for that specific section.

Sizes: 56 (60, 64, 68, 72) sts. Length of cuff and foot
can be adjusted.

Finished measurements (unstretched):
Cuff : 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)’’ 17.5 (19, 20, 21,
22.5) cm

Yarn: Filcolana arwetta classic
C1: 1 skein (50g)
C2: 1 skein (50g)
Or similar amount of light fingering weight sock yarn 460 yards (420 meters) / 100g

Sample socks:
Size 60 sts, US 8 / EU 38

The sample is knitted with Filcolana Arwetta Classic (420m / 100g).
C1: 100 Snow White, 28g
C2: 199 Blue Atoll, 34g

Needles: US 1 30’’ 2.25mm 80cm or longer circular needles. Adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

Other: Tapestry needle

Gauge: 32 sts and 40 rows per 4 inches (10cm) in stockinette after blocking.

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