Kuopio Socks

Kuopio Socks

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The Kuopio Socks are an homage to one of my closest friends from Finland. Our paths diverge and merge over and over again, just like the stitches in the pattern panel featured in these socks, and I haven’t given up hope yet that I can convince her to come back to Berlin from the cold north of her home country. The socks are named after her hometown - I have beautiful memories of a joint trip to Kuopio, spending hours sitting at the lake and watching the sun set together.

They’re knit toe-up with a gusset and heel flap heel and adjustable foot and leg length to make sure you can knit a pair of socks that really fits you.

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The pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knit.

SIZES

1 (2, 3, 4)
Finished foot circumference: 17 (18.5, 20, 21.5) cm / 6.75 (7.5, 8, 8.5)" - recommended to be worn with 2.5 cm / 1" of negative ease. Foot & leg length can be adjusted to your preference.

YARN

Tukuwool Fingering: 100% Finnish wool, 195 meters / 213 yards per 50 g

2 skeins

The sample is knit in colorway Uupo (23).

NEEDLES

2.25 mm / US 1 needle for working small circumferences in the round: 1 mini circular needle, or 1 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32" for magic loop, or double-pointed needles (or needle size to obtain gauge)

GAUGE

Stockinette: 26 sts x 38 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4" (knit in the round, after blocking)

NOTIONS

  • Sock blockers (if desired)
  • Tape measure

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