Stripes’n’flowers sock pattern

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Striped hand knitted socks with flower colorwork motif on cuff. Knitted with blue and white Filcolana Arwetta.

The design is inspired by the Finnish fashion brand Marimekko.

The pattern is available:

This pair of socks is knitted cuff down and the pattern comes with german short row heel. The pattern is written for magic loop method, but can be adjusted for dpn’s. 

The Ladderback Jacquard technique is used in the colorwork section and the fabric is thus stretchier than stranded colorwork would produce. If you knit stranded colorwork you might need more stitches or bigger needles for that specific section.


Sizes: S(M)L. Length of cuff and foot can be adjusted.

Yarn: Filcolana arwetta classic

C1: 1 skein (50g)

C2: 1 skein (50g)

Or similar amount of fingering weight sock yarn 460 yards (420 meters) / 100g 

Needles: US 1 30’’ [2.25mm 80cm] or longer circular needles. Adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

Other: Tapestry needle

Gauge: 32 sts and 40 rows per 4 inches (10cm) in stockinette after blocking.

Sample socks:

Size M, US 8 / EU 38

The sample is knitted with Filcolana Arwetta Classic (420m / 100g).

C1: 100 Snow White, 28g

C2: 199 Blue Atoll, 34g

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