Intermediate. Sized for small and large children, women, and men. These black and red socks are reminiscent of the Swedish Ullared sweater of the late 1800s and distantly related to the Swedish North Halland sweaters. The ribbing, heel, and toe are solid while the body of the sock is patterned in the Dotted Diamond motif. The gauge is 8 stitches and 10 rounds /inch in 2 color stockinette stitch.
Featured Techniques: Two Color Swedish Cast-On, Striped ribbing theory, Knitting with a color in each hand, The Auto Heel, Star Toe.
Sizes: Small, Medium, Large (child through medium woman), Extra Large (man)
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- Yarn: Sport weight wool (100 g/246 yards per skein): 1(1, 1, 2) skeins of Main Color yarn (MC- darker yarn), 1 skein of Contrasting Color yarn (CC- lighter yarn)
- For a lighter weight sock, use sock (fingering weight) yarn
- Needles: One set each of US 0 and 1 (2.0 and 2.25 mm) double pointed ndls, or size needed to obtain gauge