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Pushing Roses - Knee High Stockings - Knitting Pattern

Pushing Roses - Knee High Stockings - Knitting Pattern

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Goth skulls and Roses stranded colorwork knitting pattern for knee high socks. Suitable especially for goth girls and pirate boys, or vice versa... Goth Pirates and girl boys. Or any (combinations) of those.

These socks are worked toe up with a gusset and heel flap for extra room, comfort and mobility.

The name of this design is: Pushing Roses!

What you need to know if you want to make these:
- How to knit in the round
- How to knit with two colors
- How to read a color chart (It's basically paint by colors, not hard)
- How to cast on a toe up sock or how to find a tutorial on YouTube and replicate what you've seen in said video
- How to work increases that lean left or right

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These knee-high stockings are available in 4 sizes, measurements can be seen bellow.

To make these sock you need this pattern and...

...Yarn
MC Garnstudio DROPS Flora, 210 m (230 yds) / 50 grams, 65% wool, 35% alpaca, 2 [2, 2, 3] skeins in color #18; Red
CC Garnstudio DROPS Flora, 210 m (230 yds) / 50 grams, 65% wool, 35% alpaca, 2 [2, 2, 3] skeins in color #06; black

Other brands will work too!

... appropriate needles, which are:
2.5 mm (US 1 ½) DPN’s or circular needle for magic loop or short circular needle or size to obtain gauge.

The Gauge is
32 sts and 42 rnds in colorwork = 10 cm (4 inch)

You also need these notions
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Notes
Don’t let the yarn floats be any longer than 4 sts.
Knitted toe up with a short row gusset heel and heel flap.
Toes are worked so that the first and last st on sole and instep are worked in MC as are the increases. Stitches between are worked in the same color as the st from the round before.

Sizes
Women Small [Medium, Large, Extra Large]

Measurements
Calf circumference (widest): 29 30.5, 32, 33.5] cm (11.5 [12, 12.5, 13] inch)
Ankle circumference (narrowest): 21 [22.5, 24, 25.5] cm (8.25 [8.75, 9.5, 10] inch)
Top of heel to top of cuff: 37 cm (14.5 inch)
Foot circumference: 21 [22.5, 24, 25.5] cm (8.25 25 [8.75, 9.5, 10] inch)
Toe length: 3.5 cm (1.5 inch)

If you need bigger sock that these measurements, I will guide you through that... we'll find a way to get you the right size!

Abbreviations
BO = Bind off
BOR = Beginning of the round
CC = Contrast color
CO = Cast on
JSSBO = Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off
K = Knit
M = Stitch marker
M1L = Make one left leaning increase
M1R = Make one right leaning increase
MC = Main color
P = Purl
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right/front side of the piece facing
Sl = Slip
SM = Slip marker
St(s) = Stitch(es)
W&t = Wrap and turn
WS = Wrong/back side of the piece facing

This pattern is test knitted to ensure it can actually be replicated form the pattern.

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