Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Ravelry: natalieford's Diagonal Lace Socks

I am using http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe_size to work out how long to make the socks for a UK size 6. If size = (3 x length) - 25 in inches then length = (size + 25) ÷ 3 so if size = 6 then length needs to be 10.3333 recurring inches. Therefore I need to knit 7.3333” before I start the gusset increases.

I hope that works and my algebra/maths fu is strong today.

I would rather use cm/mm/metric but the calculation is in inches and so I will just have to cope!

I am a little concerned that my sock does not look a lot like the ones pictured in the book but I am knitting the 66 st (S/M) size with the five row lace chart / stitch pattern and I expect that the ones in the book are the 74 st (L), 6 row chart version.

I am also a little confused about why the chart rows are numbered using odd numbers (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) when I am knitting in the round. I did wonder for a while if that meant I was supposed to knit a plain round in between but am knitting in the round and assuming that 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 means round1, round2, round3, round4 and round5.

Oh bum. I have just discovered the errata. That is exactly what I was supposed to do! :(

“Erratum: The note on page 52 should read: ‘The pattern repeat for this chart is 10 (12) rows. Note that only odd-numbered rows are shown. On even-numbered rows, knit the knits and purl the purls.’”

frogs and restarts

Ravelry: natalieford's Diagonal Lace Socks (public project)

I have now turned the heel on the second sock and so it is all progressing nicely.


Nat S Ford
If you enjoy this blog and want to help support it, please drop a small tip or donation into my PayPal tip jar.

While completely voluntary, all donations will help me buy yarn, eBooks, etc. and keep this blog (and me) going.

Thank you for reading!





Latest Month

August 2019


Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Lilia Ahner