Eruca Socks Kit

£27.50

We now offer handy kits of this pattern. All kits include enough yarn to make these lovely socks along with the pattern, a shadecard for one of our ranges and a fab project bag to keep it all safe. Happy knitting!  

The Eruca Socks pattern is designed by our friend Rebekka Mauser. Click here if you’d like to buy just the pattern, without the yarn. 

The stripe arrangement of the ERUCA socks was inspired by the patterning of a caterpillar – with every movement of a crawling caterpillar (ERUCA is the zoological term for caterpillar), the socks patterning changes from wide to narrow stripes keeping the knitting fun! These simple socks are worked cuff down in rounds in varying stripe sequences. Once the leg is completed stitches for the heel are knitted with a piece of waste yarn and placed on hold. As you continue working in the round, you’ll have a tube sock until you unravel this waste yarn and work your afterthought heel after foot and leg are completed.

With 14 sizes, these socks are not just for small feet, the pattern has eight kid sizes and six adult sizes, so everyone in your family can match!

Yarn

John Arbon Textiles Exmoor Sock (4ply weight; 60% Exmoor Blueface, 20% Corriedale, 10% Zwartbles, 10% Nylon; 200m / 219yds per 50g skein)

kit includes 3 skeins in the colours of your choice. This is enough to make all sizes given.

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Microns Exmoor Sock 4ply
Composition 3 skeins + pattern, project bag and shadecard
Handle knitting kit

Finished Measurements

Sock foot circumference: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)
11 (11, 12, 12, 13, 13, 14, 14, 15, 15, 16, 16, 17, 18) cm / 4.25 (4.25, 4.75, 4.75, 5, 5, 5.5, 5.5, 6, 6, 6.25, 6.25, 6.75, 7)”

Designed to be worn with 2.5 cm / 1 inch negative ease on both foot circumference and length, to ensure a good fit.

Needles

2.5 mm circular needle for magic loop method or needle size needed to get gauge

Notions

Cable needle, darning needle, scissors, stitch marker, waste yarn

Gauge

32 sts & 40 rounds in stockinette stitch to 10 cm x 10 cm (4” x 4”) after blocking