Kids, Women and Men
Sample shown in Socquette yarn Grey (MC) Cotton (CC1) Cherry (CC2) (100 g of each color)
4 double pointed needles 4,5 mm
This pattern works with 2 strands of yarn or any wool whit this Weight with one strand of yarn
With 4.5 mm needles - or the right size to get a sample of 20 sts & 29 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm (4 x 4) stockinette stitch with 2 strands of yarn.
|k: knit||k2tog: knit 2 sts together||p: purl||PM: place marker|
|R: row(s)||st(s): stitch(es)|
|M1 Pick up the horizontal strand between the stitch just worked and the next stitch from front to back and place it on left hand needle. Knit through back loop. One st increased.|
Cast on 92 [100 116] sts in 2 strands of CC1.
Place marker and join for working in the round being careful not to twist.
Cuff (2/2 Rib):
R1 to R4: *k2, p2* repeat to the end of round slipping the marker at the beginning of every round.
R5 to R7: same as R1 with CC2
R8 to R11: same as R1 with CC1
For children size only, knit to the end of round, distributing 4 M1.
For women and men size knit without increasing.
You now have 96 [100 116] sts.
Pattern (4 sts repeat on 8 R)
R1: * k3, p1; repeat from * to end.
R2 to R4: k all sts. R5: k1, * p1, k3 * repeat from the * to * knit to the last 3 sts, p1, k2
R6 to R8: k all sts.
Repeat these 8 R three more times for all sizes.
Knit 5 rounds in pattern (for men size only, add 1 st at the end of the last round.)
Start decreasing as follow:
R1: * k10 [8 11] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end (88 - 90 - 98 sts)
R2: and all even R: k all sts R3: * k9 [7 10] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end 80 [80 89] sts
R5: * k8 [6 9] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end 72 [70 80] sts
R7: * k7 [5 8] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end 64 [60 71] sts
R9: * k6 [4 7] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end 56 [50 62] sts
R11: * k5 [3 6] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end 48 [40 53] sts
R13: * k4 [2 5] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end 40 [30 44] sts
R15: * k3 [1 4] sts, k2tog; repeat from * to end 32 [20 35] sts
Children and Women
R17: * k2tog; repeat from * to end [16 10] sts
R19: * k2tog; repeat from * to end [8 5] sts
R17: * k3, k2tog; repeat from * to end [28 sts]
R19: * k2, k2tog; repeat from * to end [21 sts]
R21: * k1, k2tog; repeat from * to end [14 sts]
R23: * k2tog; repeat from * to end [7 sts]
Cut yarn and slip it through all remaining sts with tapestry needle, pull it tight and weave in ends.