Level: Experienced. This pattern includes three sizes and can be worked in Guernsey yarn for a heavy sock or twined knitting yarn (fingering weight) for a lighter sock. The heel construction is very similar to conventional heel construction. The gauge in twined knitting is 8 sts/8 rnds per inch. This pattern assumes no familiarity with Twined Knitting.
Featured Techniques: Twined Knitting Basics, A Twined Knitting Cast-On, The Dutch Heel Shaping, The Wide Toe, Kitchener Stitch.
Sizes: Child (small), Woman (medium), Man (large)
Gauge: 8 sts/8 rnds per inch in twined stockinette stitch. Save time, take time to check gauge
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- Yarn: For a lightweight sock: Two skeins (MC) fingering weight sock yarn (50g/220 yards), or one skein of any twined knitting z-plied yarn (100g/289-328 yards). Also, a few yards of some similar weight yarn in a contrasting color (CC) for the cast-on edge. For a heavier, thick sock: Two skeins (100g/245 yards per skein) Guernsey yarn, or other sport weight yarn (MC). Also, a few yards of some similar weight yarn in a contrasting color (CC) for the cast-on edge.
- Needles: A set of four or five US 2 (2.75 mm) dpns. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- Notions: Tapestry needle.