Almost Pretty Stockings Knitting Pattern Download
Inspired by the words from Northanger Abbey these stockings, which are just almost pretty and would become Catherine Morland very well. Knit the basic ribbing pattern that is interrupted with a chevron lace panel that runs to the outer ankle, where it is met by another chevron lace panel that crosses to the inside of the foot.Finished Size: About 61/2 (7, 71/2)" foot circumference and 83/4 (9, 91/4)" from back of heel to tip of toe; foot length is adjustable. Socks shown measure 7".
Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock (80% wool, 20% nylon; 435 yd [398 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): powder blue, 1 skein.
Needles: Size 1 (2.25 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge: 38 sts and 56 rnds = 4" in St st.
Originally Published: Jane Austen Knits 2014