The Tuscany Socks is a exquisite cable pattern that is surprisingly easy to knit and memorize, worked toe-up, with gusset and slipped stitch heel for better fitting. Instructions are written for magic loop method, the cable instructions are charted and written for your convenience.
This listing is for a knitting pattern PDF, available only in English as a digital download, it is not a finished item.
Prices are in US Dollars, VAT and taxes not included.
S (M, L) to fit a foot with approx. 16 (18, 20)cm/6¼(7¾, 8)“ of circumference
Fingering Weight yarn
275 (300, 340) m / 300 (330, 370) yds
Sample features Miss Babs Hot Shot Fingering (80% superwash merino wool 20% nylon) in colorway Tuscan Sun
2.50mm (US 1½) circular needle with cable long enough for magic loop method, or size needed to obtain gauge.
2.75mm (US 2) circular needle with cable long enough for magic loop method, or one size up than needed to obtain gauge.
blocking tools of your preference, scissors, scrap yarn,
stitch markers (one in contrast color for BOR), tapestry needle
8 sts x 12 rows in 2.5 cm (1”) in stockinette stitch
Central cable is 4 cm (1¾“) wide
Please bear in mind that the cable pattern does not stretch as much as stockinette stitch, so you may wish to consider going up a needle size or two on the gusset and heel section, specially if the wearer has a high instep.
Pattern has been tech-edited and test-knitted.