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sakura

I got the idea for these socks after Jennifer Jett of Woolgirl.com sent me a postcard of a lovely Japanese painting of cherry trees to use as inspiration for a design I was working on for her Woolgirl Sock Club. I ran a cherry tree motif up the back of the sock and nearly lost my mind working out the lace pattern for the instep. I finally managed to get it to look just how I wanted it and I couldn't be happier with the result. I hope you are as delighted by them as I am!

Materials:

Approximately 400 yards fingering-weight yarn

Sample uses Curious Creek Wasonga (100% superwash merino wool) in Ruby Slipper.

US0 (2mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
cable needle or locking stitch marker

Gauge:

9 stitches/12 rounds per inch in stockinette stitch

Sizes:

Foot circumference = approximately 8"






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