Design: Hélène Magnússon
You can achieve more sizes by changing needle size and adjust the length by adding or withdrawing rnds/ bands of motif.
Foot circumference: 21(23,25.5,27.5) cm / 8(9,10,11)”
Foot length: 19(21,23.5,24.5) cm / 7½(8¼,9¼, 9¾)”
Recommended fit: negative ease of 2.5 cm /1” in circumference and 15% in length.
Gauge: 10 cm /4” = 26 sts and 32 rows in stocking st on 2.5 mm / US 1½ needle
Yarn: Katla sokkaband by Hélène Magnússon: pure new Icelandic lambswool with a dash of silk (1%), DK/sport weight sock yarn, 4 ply, non superwash, 100g skein = 220 m/ 240 yds: 1 skein each
- MC Moss green: 67(79,93,105) m / 74(87,102,115) yds
- CC1 Raven black: 48(57,67,75) m / 53(63,74,82) yds
- CC2 Anis green: 73(87,102,115) m / 80(95,112,126) yds
Other color combinations offered as kits:
- Raven black, Hot spring blue (not part of the Katla shadecard), Askja blue: limited quantity
- Moss green, Askja blue, Natural white
Needle: 2.5 mm / US 1½ circular needle suitable for magic loop. You can also use double-pointed needles or any method to knit small diameters in the rnd. Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: stitch marker, darning needle, sock blocker
The socks are knitted from the cuff down with an afterthought heel. Both the heel and the toe are shaped with centred double decreases.
Pattern: Once you’ve made your paiement, you will receive an email with a link to download the pattern PDF. Your PDF will also always be accessible on your Icelandic Knitter account: simpoly log in and go under Downloads. We don’t send printed patterns by snailmail.
Errata: no mistake was found in this pattern.