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Portuguese Socks from Serra D'Ossa

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Doña Maria Felismina Pereira knitted these strikingly beautiful examples of traditional Portuguese socks. Both are made of fine cotton in the typical colors of red and yellow, with rose patterns shown vertically. The socks are not a pair, though they are similar.

Materials Needed:
  • Regia 4-ply, 75% wool/25% polyamide yarn, fingering weight, 230 yards (210.3 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) skein, 1 skein each of #2054 Bright Red and #2041 Yellow; http://us.schachenmayr.com
  • Needles, size 0 (2 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Markers
  • Tapestry needle
Finished size: 5 inches (12.7 cm) foot circumference, 4¾ inches (12.1 cm) foot length
Gauge: 41 sts and 56 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st
Author/Designer: Andrea Wong

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