October 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
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A sock featuring some classic Bavarian twisted stitch motives, many of which have been collected in the three excellent volumes of ‘Baeuerliches Stricken’ by Lisl Fanderl. I have named this design for her husband Wastl Fanderl, who was a prominent figure in collecting, curating and furthering traditional alpine music.

There are two versions of this sock, A and B, so it is up to you if you would prefer one or the other or work a fraternal pair.

There are lots of cables and twisted stitches in this design, so I would maybe not recommend this for an absolute beginner, but feel free to challenge yourself…

As with most of my patterns, there has been no test knitting apart from the sample I worked myself, so please let me know if there are any problems or mistakes in the instructions.

UPDATE 16/12/2014: new version uploaded as some of the numbers in the heel turn were wrong - sorry !