Pretty Posies by Nicki Merrall

Pretty Posies

June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
320 - 436 yards (293 - 399 m)
To fit foot circumference: 20.5 (23: 25.5) cm
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The Pretty Posies socks are knitted in the round from the top down. They start with a long-tail cast-on, followed by a patterned rib and a few rounds of stranded colourwork patterning. The remainder of the sock is worked in stocking stitch, with a heel flap, in Eye of the Partridge stitch, and a round toe.


To fit feet with a circumference of 20.5 (23: 25.5) cm.
Sock foot circumference: 18.5 (20: 22.5) cm.
Sock foot length: adjustable.


Eden Cottage Yarns, Oakworth 4 ply (4 ply; 100% New Zealand Polworth Wool; 400 m | 436 yds per 100 g skeins)

A Buddleja; 1 x 100g skein
B Dahlia; 1 x 10 g mini-skein (uses approx 5g)

Other details:

The stranded knitting section (Posies) are charted.