Tussilago Socks by Annelie Verbrugge

Tussilago Socks

Knitting
June 2023
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
299 - 361 yards (273 - 330 m)
Women´s shoe size US 5 (6-6.5, 7.5-8, 8.5, 9.5-10), UK 3.5 (4.5-5, 6-6.5, 7, 8-8.5), EUR 36 (37-38, 39-40, 41, 42-43)
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How about meeting spring halfway in a pair of bright and warm socks? Tussilago farfara is the latin name for the little yellow flower that arrives early in the spring months: coltsfoot. Tussilago Socks are worked top down using both colourwork and cable knitting. The colourwork section is partly worked with three strands on the same round, which makes these socks the perfect project for those who would like to try colourwork knitting holding more than two strands at the same time. The rounds are short and the result will be worth the effort! A simple cable pattern runs down on the outer side of the foot for the rest of the sock, like a spring brook happily pouring over stock and stone. Let´s
meet spring together!

Yarn
Sport weight sock yarn.
Yarns used are Järbo Mellanraggi and Novita Nalle, 75% superwash wool, 25% polyamide, 260 m / 284 yards per 100 gr.

CC 1: Mellanraggi 28393 Soft Lemon
MC: Mellanraggi 28211 Light Grey
CC 2: Mellanraggi 28392 Yellow Ochre
CC 3: Nalle 246011 White

Needles
Double pointed needles: 3.0 mm / US 2.5

Gauge
25 sts x 32 rounds = 10 cm / 4 inches in Stocking Stitch in the round, on 3.0 mm / US 2.5 needles.
Always use the needle size that gives you the
right gauge.

Notions
Stitch marker, cable needle, darning needle.

Sizes and yarn requirements 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)
Women´s shoe size US 5 (6–6.5, 7.5–8, 8.5, 9.5–10)
Women´s shoe size UK 3.5 (4.5–5, 6–6.5, 7, 8–8.5)
Women´s shoe size EUR 36 (37–38, 39–40, 41, 42–43)
Circumference of finished sock (cm) 19 (19, 21, 22.5, 22.5)
Circumference of finished sock (in) 7.5 (7.5, 8.5, 9, 9)
Foot length of finished sock (cm) 21 (22, 23, 24, 25)
Foot length of finished sock (in) 8.5 (8.75, 9.25, 9.5, 10)
Length of leg, finished sock (cm) 18.5 (18.5, 18.5, 18.5, 18.5)
Length of leg, finished sock (in) 7.5 (7.5, 7.5, 7.5, 7.5)
CC 1, Soft Lemon, required (g) 30 (35, 35, 35, 45)
MC, Light Grey, required (g) 65 (70, 70, 70, 80)
CC 2, Yellow Ochre, required (g) 4 (5, 5, 5, 6)
CC 2, White, required (g) 6 (7, 7, 7, 8)