This pattern includes three sizes and can be worked in Guernsey yarn for a heavy sock or twined knitting yarn (fingering weight) for a lighter sock. The heel construction is very similar to conventional heel construction. The gauge in twined knitting is 8 sts/8 rnds per inch.
Featured Techniques: Twined Knitting Basics, A Twined Knitting Cast-On, The Dutch Heel Shaping, The Wide Toe, Kitchener Stitch.
Sizes: Child (small), Woman (medium), Man (large)
• Yarn: For a light weight sock:
Two skeins fingering weight sock yarn (50 g/220 yards), or one skein of any twined knitting z-plied yarn (100g/ 289-328 yards). Also, a few yards of some similar weight yarn in a contrasting color for the caston edge.
For a heavier, thick sock:
Two skeins (100g/ 245 yards per skein) Guernsey yarn, or other sport weight yarn. Also, a few yards of some similar weight yarn in a contrasting color for the cast-on edge.
• Needles: A set of four or five US 2 (2.75 mm) dp needles.
• Notions: Tapestry needle.
Patterns: Twined Mittens
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