Wisteria Bloom Socks
Bursting with color and texture like wisteria flowers in full spring bloom, these socks work top down in interesting sections that just fly by. They feature contrasting textures and yarns to create a springtime knitting experience you can practically smell in the air. The engaging contrast floral lace texture is easy to memorize and soothing to knit, while the ribbed leg and foot sections give a beautiful and cozy fit. The delicate stockinette cuff is sweet and adds the perfect whimsical touch for perfect socks to wear on a walk to the botanical gardens, while the hidden fold over ribbed facing on the inside achieves a snug fit. Enjoy knitting these delightful socks in your favorite yarn colorway to create the most perfect floral socks for you.
A (B, C) with the finished foot circumference of 7 (8, 9)” / 17.8 (20.5, 23) cm. Foot length and leg length adjustable.
32 stitches and 40 rounds = 4×4” / 10×10 cm, stockinette stitch knit in the round, unblocked.
Lace and rib sections variable in gauge as they’ll stretch to fit the cuff size knit.
2 skeins of Big Little Yarn Co Soft Sock (80% superwash merino, 20% nylon / 4-ply construction / 437 yards or 400 meters / 100g)
OR any fingering weight sock yarn in the following amounts:
MC: 185 (210, 245) yards / 160 (192, 224) meters.
CC: 109 (130, 150) yards / 100 (118, 142) meters.
You may need more of the MC if you are modifying the leg length.
Sample shown in Size A in the colorways Wisteria (MC) and Azalea (CC).
FINISHED LEG LENGTH
6” / 15.5 cm from picot foldover edge to top of heel flap after finishing, adjustable.
Size US1.5 / 2.5mm in your preferred method for knitting in the round for small circumference, (ie. small circulars, DPN’s, or magic loop). If you are using small circulars, you will also need DPN’s in the same size for the heel flap and the toe.
2 stitch markers, plus one unique marker for the BOR. Tapestry needle.