Tulip Leaves Socks by Nailya Plaskey

Tulip Leaves Socks

November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
390 - 420 yards (357 - 384 m)
Small: foot circumference about 7" (17.5cm), Large: foot circumference about 8" (20 cm)
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Beautifully arranged twisted stitches form a shape of tulip leaves on these elegant socks. The repeat of the pattern changes slightly on top to create a heart-shaped tulip flower. I hope you will enjoy knitting and wearing Tulip Leaves Socks.

Skill level: advanced beginner to intermediate; need to know Judy’s Magic Cast On, magic loop, wrapping stitches, knitting wrapped stitches.
Finished dimensions: Small: foot circumference about 7” (17.5cm), Large: foot circumference about 8” (20 cm)
Suggested Yarn: sock weight yarn, total of about 3.3 oz (95 g) or 390 yd (364 m) for Small size, 3.5 oz (100g) or 420 yd (384 m) for Large size. I have used McMullinFiberCo Squishy Sock yarn in Weathered colorway.
Needles: size 1 (2.25 mm) circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge. You may also use dpns, distributing each half of the sts on 2 dpns (2 dpns for instep side, and 2 dpns for sole side)
Gauge: 8 st and 12 rows = 1” (2.5 cm) in stockinette