by Beth-Brown Reinsel
These black and red socks are reminiscent of the Swedish Ullared sweater of the late 1800's. 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/inch in 2 color stockinette stitch. Intermediate. Sized for small and large children, women, and men. Guernsey or firm sport weight yarn recommended. In red and black or navy, or your choice of colors.
Two Color Swedish Cast-On, Striped ribbing theory, Knitting with a color in each hand, The Auto Heel, Star Toe.
Beth Brown Reinsel is an expert on Scandanavian and other traditional knitting techniques. All of her patterns include not only clear instructions but also charts, schematics, glossary and bibliography. Every pattern also contains mini technique lessons.