pdf pattern for Fishermens Socks and Kilt Hose in 5 ply gansey yarn - instant download


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by Elizabeth Lovick

Everyday warm rib socks for men and women. Ideal in wellies and hiking boots. Long and short options are given, along with several alternative rib patterns for the leg and fancy turnover variations for kilt hose. Instructions for renewing worn heels are included!

Things you need to know to make the socks:

200 (200, 250) g Frangipani 5 ply gansey yarn for long socks with turn-overs
100 (100, 150) g Frangipani 5 ply gansey yarn for short socks
set 3 mm double pointed needles
one 4 mm needle for casting off
row counter
stitch markers if required

To fit small woman ( woman, man)
foot length 9 (10, 11) ins (adjustable)
leg length (long) 18 (19, 20) ins from floor (adjustable)
leg length (short) 6 ( 6, 8) ins from floor (adjustable)

28 sts to 4 ins over the rib patterns when slightly stretched.

Frangipani yarn is a 5 ply gansey yarn, which comes in a wide variety of colours. See the
colours at www.guernseywool.co.uk, or email jan [!at] guernseywool.co.uk for shade card. In the USA, Frangipani is available from Pat Kirtland at www.yarnbarn.com by mail order and from her shop.

The pattern will also work in DK yarns, but you MUST swatch first!

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Once I have received your payment I will send the pattern as a pdf attachment to an email. The file size is 1.5 MB so your inbox must be big enough to take a file of that size. All sales are final.

Please remember that this pattern is copyright, and you cannot use the pattern to make garments for sale without my permission. Thank you.

If you have any questions, please convo me.

Liz Lovick

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