Tuesday, February 19, 2008
A little bit of decadence
Sophia 4-ply sock yarn by Posh Yarn in Raspberry – pure cashmere : 55g / 185m x 2
2.75mm (US 2) : set of 4 DPN. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Markers (m); tapestry needle
15sts and 22 rnds = 5cm in stocking stitch worked in the rnd.
Stitch guide -- Twisted rib
All rnds: *K2 through the back loop (tbl), P2; rep from * to end of rnd.
CO 60 sts and work 18 rnds of twisted rib pattern.
Cont in stocking st for 55 rnds or until desired length.
Divide heel and instep sts
Place 31 sts on holder for instep
Work heel flap on 29 sts
Row 1 K3, *Sl 1, K1 to last 4 sts, Sl 1, K3
Row 2 K3, P23, K3
Rep these two rows until flap measures approx 6.5cm
Work short rows to shape heel as folls:
Row 1 Sl 1, K16, K2tog tbl, K1, turn.
Row 2 Sl 1, P5, P2tog, P1, turn.
Row 3 Sl 1, K to 1 st before gap formed on previous row, K2tog tbl, (1 st each side of gap), K1, turn.
Row 4 Sl 1, P to 1 st before gap formed on previous row, P2tog, (1 st each side of gap), P1, turn.
Rep rows 3 and 4 until all heel sts have been worked… 18 sts rem
Pick up sts along selvedge edges of heel flap and rejoin for working in the rnd as folls:
Rnd 1 With needle 1, K18 heel sts then pick up and knit 16 sts along side of heel flap; with needle 2, K across 31 instep sts; with needle 3, pick up and knit 16 sts along other side of heel flap – 81 sts total; 25 sts each on needle 1 and 3; 31 instep sts on needle 2. Rnd begins at centre of heel.
Rnd 2 On needle 1, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1; K across needle 2; on needle 3, K1, SSK, K to end – 2 sts dec’d.
Rnd 3 K
Rep rnds 2 and 3 until 60 sts rem.
Cont in St st until foot measures 6.5cm less than desired foot length.
Rnd 1: On needle 1, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1; on needle 2, K1, SSK, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1; on needle 3, K1, SSK, K to end – 4 sts dec’d.
Rnds 2 – 4 K
Rnd 5 Rep rnd 1
Rnds 6 and 7 K
Rnd 8 Rep rnd 1
Rnds 9 and 10 K
Rnd 11 Rep rnd 1
Rnd 12 K
Rnd 13 Rep rnd 1
Rnd 14 K
Rnd 15 Rep rnd 1
Rnd 16 K
Rep rnd 1 only until 12 sts rem
Kitchener st to graft sts tog. Weave in ends. Block lightly.
Posted by Nora at 6:58 pm