Salvia Knee High Socks Knitting Pattern
Salvia ist a comfy pair of knee-high socks.
They feature a chic lace and cable panel on the front. It is worked from the toe up with a gusset. The heel is shaped seamlessly with short rows.
The legs are shaped to fit your calves.
Wear your Salvia socks with a skirt or dress and heavier boots. Either scrunched down or pulled up to the knee.
Size 1: European size 36 to 37 and to fit an 18 cm (7 inch) foot circumference with 20 % negative ease
Size 2: European size 38 to 40 and to fit an 19 cm (7.5 inch) foot circumference with 20 % negative ease
Size 3: European size 41 to 43 and to fit an 20.5 cm (8 inch) foot circumference with 20 % negative ease
These socks are best worn with a snug fit.
30 (35, 40) cm / 11.8 (13.7, 15.4) inch
Every body is different! After the heel you choose how to work on regarding your calf circumference. You can work more increases or decreases for your calf/leg shaping in the stockinette section of the back leg as well as choose your own length. It’s easy - since you can try on the knee socks and make adjustments accordingly.
36 sts and 46 rnds = 10 x 10 cm (4“) in stockinette (with 2.25 mm needles after light blocking.
Approx. 600-650 m (656-711 yds) fingering sock yarn. The yarn used in the pattern is Schachenmayr Regia Premium YAK Sock, 4 ply, length per 100 g skein: 400 m (437 yds).
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
2.25 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge) double pointed needles or 80 cm (32“) circular needle depending on your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd.
Darning needle to weave in the ends.