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Madder Stockings

Top-down lace stockings inspired by Shetland lace.
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Description

These socks were inspired by the Ivory and Madder Bridal Veil, which showcased Shetland lace knitting at the first World’s Fair in 1851. The shawl’s edging is transformed into the cuff of these stockings, and the zigzag insertion travels down the front of the leg.

SKU: EP6136

Author/Speaker/Editor: Rebecca Blair

Format: eProject

Details
Finished Size: 8½ (9¾, 10¾)" (21.5 [25, 27.5] cm) calf circumference; 6 (6¾, 7¼)" (15 [17, 18.5] cm) foot circumference (see Notes). Foot and leg lengths are adjustable.
Yarn:
A Verb for Keeping Warm High Twist (70% merino, 30% silk; 660 yd [604 m]/100 g): transnational fury, 1 skein (see Notes).
Yarn Weight:
#0 - Lace
Needles:
U.S. size 1 (2.25 mm): set of doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions:
Waste yarn; markers (m); tapestry needle; T-pins.
Gauge:
38 sts and 50 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st; 42 sts and 48 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in back patt.
Originally Published:
LaceKnits 2012

SKU: EP6136

Author/Speaker/Editor: Rebecca Blair

Format: eProject

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