Primavera Stockings

Primavera Stockings

Primavera Stockings by Josie Mercier, from Knitting Traditions Spring 2016

Primavera SocksThe lace pattern at the top of these socks is from a pattern called “Stocking Pattern—With Points at the Top and a Diamond Throughout the Stocking” from The Ladies’ Knitting and Netting Book, published in 1838.

Finished Size 6¾ (8¼)” foot circumference, 8½ (9½)” from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 6¾”.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Heritage Sock Yarn (75% superwash wool, 25% nylon; 427 yd [400 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #5658 herb, 1 skein.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 33 sts and 46 rnds = 4″ in St st.

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