. . . another walk . . .

I liked my ‘A walk in the fields‘ socks with the colorwork flowers at the top so much, that I had to make another pair …

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Here is ‘another walk’

A very easy lace stitch pattern …
and a little bit of colorwork …

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The socks are worked in the same way: toe up with a heel flap and a short row heel, but for these socks the stitch pattern is also on the heel flap. Foot, leg and heel flap feature a very easy meandering lace stitch pattern that only consists of knit and purl stitches, yarn overs and simple decreases.

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The lace stitch pattern is charted and fully written.

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For the first sock I chose hot pink for the flowers, but then I found a little leftover of dark purple in my stash. I thought that might be better.

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Which color do you like best ?

A few more photos

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The colorwork ‘flowers’ are charted only.
Tips on colorwork and stranded knitting included.

Sizes
S/M/L to fit foot circumference: 20 / 22 / 24.5 cm (8 / 8½ / 9½ “ )
Length of foot and leg is adjustable.
Finished height as pictured = ± 21 cm / 8¼”.

What you’ll need
fingering weight
Main yarn: ± 280 to 320 m / 300 to 350 yards
Contrasting yarn: a small leftover in fingering weight
2 mm (US 0) circular needle or 5 double pointed needles or size to obtain gauge
2.5 mm (US 1½) circular needle or double pointed needles for the colorwork
tapestry needle

Gauge
33 sts and 48 rows in stockinette stitch and lace stitch pattern = 10 x 10 cm (4” x 4”)

It is important to check the gauge for the lace stitch pattern. Because it features eyelets and garter stitch, it might come out larger than intended. Go down a needle size if necessary.

Read more about it here

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