Arabesque Socks

The Sweater Collective

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Short Description: As elegant as a night at the ballet, the Arabesque Socks epitomise fancy footwear. These socks feature a delicate lace motif which runs the length of the foot and leg, with mock cable detailing on the cuff (and heel if you choose to knit your socks with a heel flap and gusset).

Gauge: 32 stitches x 48 rounds = 10cm (4”) in stockinette stitch

Finished Measurements:

  • Small: 16.25cm (6 ½“) circumference, fits approximate foot circumference of 19cm (7 ½”), length of 24cm (9 ½”); women’s EU 37–39/US 6 ½–8 ½
  • Medium: 18.75cm (7 ½“) circumference, fits approximate foot circumference of 22cm (8 ¾”), length of 25.5cm (10”); women’s EU 40–42/US 9–10
  • Large: 21.25cm (8 ½”) circumference, fits approximate foot circumference of 24.5cm (9 ¾”), length of 27cm (10 ½”); women’s EU 43–45/US 10 ½–13

Materials Used: 100g fingering weight sock yarn; 374m (409yds)

Needle Size: 2.25mm (US 1), at least 80cm (32”) length circular needle for working Magic Loop method, double-pointed needles or short 23cm (9”) circular needle, or size to obtain gauge Optional for cuff: 2.75mm (US 2) needle in your choice of aforementioned styles, or a needle size larger than size that obtains gauge

Pattern Includes: Written and charted instructions, both toe-up and cuff down sock construction methods, 2 heel options, video tutorial links for cast on and bind offs as well as how to work short rows using the wrap and turn method

Skill Level: Intermediate

Other Details: Notions: 2 removable stitch markers (optional), tapestry needle, tape measure, scissors, sock blockers (optional)