Lost in Sherwood Socks Kit

£37.25

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 Lost in Sherwood Socks pattern is designed by our friend Nataliya Sinelshchikova. Click here if you’d like to buy just the pattern, without the yarn. 

Imagine as you walk through the woods, the mesmerising picture of the sunlight coming through the trees. Nature always was an inspiration for me, especially when it meets geometry, and Lost in Sherwood socks is no exception.

The design features a simple stranded colourwork pattern that creates a particularly warm fabric, perfect for long walks and chilly weather. The socks are knit toe-up, using a hybrid of the German short row heel and Heel Flap and Gusset techniques for an improved fit.

Yarn

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

kit includes 4 skeins in the colours of your choice. This is enough to make all sizes given.

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

Finished Measurements

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
[Finished sock foot circumference 17.5 (18.75, 20, 21.25, 22.5, 23.75) cm / 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5)”]

Recommended to be worn with a negative ease up to 2 cm / 0.75”. The stranded colourwork patterns create a less elastic fabric, if you are between sizes or prefer a looser fit I recommend going up a size.

Needles

Size A: 2.25 mm / US 1 circular needle(s) or a set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) or needle size to obtain gauge listed.
Size B: 2.5 mm / US 1.5 circular needle(s) or a set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) or needle size to obtain gauge listed.

Notions

Markers; tape measure; scrap yarn or stitch holder; sock blockers (optional).

Gauge

32 stitches & 38 rounds = 10 cm / 4” in stranded colour-work stitch pattern from Chart 1 with Size B needle(s), knitted in the round, after blocking.
32 stitches & 44 rounds = 10 cm / 4” in single-color stockinette stitch pattern with Size A needle(s), knitted in the round, after blocking.