Oxford Knitted Stockings

You have to knit these traditional Oxford knitted stockings Inspired by the peasant knitting of the Enns Valley, Austria.

Lisa Jacobs

Inspired by the peasant knitting of the Enns Valley, Austria, these traditional Oxford Stockings showcase a wealth of twisted cable stitches in vertical bands along the leg.

Finished Size 7¼ (7¼, 8¼)” foot circumference and 8 (8½, 9¼)” long from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 8½” long.

Yarn Schachenmayr Regia 4-Ply (75% superwash wool, 25% polyamide; 230 yd [210 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #01992 ecru, 2 (2, 3) balls. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.

Needles Sizes 1 (2.25 mm) and 2 (2.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 50 sts and 45 rnds = 4″ in charted patts on larger needles; 32 sts and 45 rnds = 4″ in St st on larger needles.

You have to knit these traditional Oxford knitted stockings Inspired by the peasant knitting of the Enns Valley, Austria. You have to knit these traditional Oxford knitted stockings Inspired by the peasant knitting of the Enns Valley, Austria.

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