Pizzelle is live, just in time for the holidays:Whimsical socks with a large floral motif, reminiscent of the floral/snowflake patterns seen on Pizzelle cookies. For added interest they have striped soles and contrasting cuffs and heels.
Don’t care for sportweight socks? Substitute a comparable amount of fingering weight yarn and use US 3 (3.25 mm) needles to produce lighter footwear.
Pick the pattern up on Ravelry or in my Etsy shop.
The pattern is a clear, concise, 4-page .pdf file with large charts and images, as usual.
And the rest:
Size: Women’s Medium (or any foot/leg that is 8” in circumference.)
Gauge: 7 stitches = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in Stockinette st.
Yarn: 2 skeins each of Knit Picks Telemark (103yd / 50 g) in Chestnut (Main Colour – MC) and Passion Heather
(Contrast Colour – CC,) or any other comparable sport weight yarns that complement each other.
Needles: One set of five (5) double pointed needles in US 2 (2.75 mm) or size necessary to obtain gauge.
Notions: A stitch marker to mark beginning of round (optional,) and a sewing needle to weave in ends.
Skills Needed: Increasing and decreasing, knitting in the round, stranded knitting, twisted stitches, and chart reading.