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This kit contains:
Your choice of 1 x 100g skein of Sock Yarn (the yarn used in the pattern photos is Brick Red)
1 pattern (PDF or print)
1 removable marker
In addition you will need*:
1 set of 2.5mm double pointed needles
About this Pattern
Set your needles aglow with the Dancing Flame sock pattern! These cute ankle socks are knit from the top down. After working a ribbed cuff you then ignite the stitch pattern with the spark of a yarnover, which grows to a blaze of lace circling the top of the sock.
Once the flames have run their course the rest of the sock becomes a cool breeze of stockinette.
You can easily adjust the leg length to make a longer sock before working the heel flap and gusset, and then continue to the foot.
The Dancing Flame socks are a quick fire knit, sure to keep your feet toasty!
The pattern is written for 3 adult sizes and video tutorials are provided for the stitches and techniques used to make the socks.
This pattern includes links to video tutorials for:
Dividing stitches over DPN’s
Picking up the heel gusset slip stitches
Kitchener stitch to close the toe
Skills / Techniques Used – Knit, purl, slip stitch, short rows, increases, decreases
Sizes and Measurements
Hand knit socks are designed to be slightly smaller than the foot length to give a small amount of negative ease. This means that they will hug the foot and leg and stay in place. The sizes given are a ‘to fit’ size. The actual socks will be slightly smaller to allow a little stretch for a snug fit.
The sizes given in this pattern are for adult sizes in small, medium and large. To determine which size sock to knit you will need to measure your foot as follows:
Circumference – Take a tape measure and wrap this around the widest part of your foot, just before your toes.
Length – Take a ruler and place it on the floor. With the back of your heel on ‘0’ measure the length to the top of your longest toe.
If your measurements are in between the sizes given, select the nearest circumference size as the length can be easily adjusted to fit.
• Small Adult - 8” / 20.5cm foot circumference and 8.5” / 21.5cm length from tip of toe to back of heel • Medium Adult - 9” / 23cm foot circumference and 9.25” / 23.5cm length from tip of toe to back of heel • Large Adult - 9.75” / 25cm foot circumference and 10” / 25.5cm length from tip of toe to back of heel
The size shown in the pattern photographs is for the small adult.
Gauge - 32 stitches and 44 rnds to 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
*There will be an option to purchase these additional items on your order.