This listing is for a digital PDF download of the knitting pattern and does not include the materials to make the item. You will receive the pattern as a PDF download with your order confirmation.
These socks are worked from the toe up, with a pattern of simple lace and moss stitch columns, which flow naturally into the cuff ribbing. Instructions are given for using the magic loop method on circular needles. The foot and leg length are customisable.
The name ‘Fleos’ is the Old English word for ‘fleece’. Emma, the dyer behind Woolly Mammoth Fibre Company, and I have often discussed the practicalities behind sourcing wool and creating yarn, so the name celebrates the work we love.
The sample pair shown used 60 g of yarn in Size 2 with a total foot length of 23 cm / 9” and a total leg length of 18 cm / 7”. It is shown with 5 cm / 2” negative ease.
Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)
Finished foot and leg circumference: 15 (17, 19.5, 21.5, 24) cm / 6 (6.75, 7.75, 8.75, 9.5)”
Intended to be worn with 2–5 cm / 1–2” negative ease.
Yarn: Woolly Mammoth Fibre Company Natural Sock (400 metres / 437 yards per 100 g skein)
1 skein – exact quantity will depend on foot and leg length
Gauge: 35 sts and 56 rounds = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette and charted pattern in the round, after blocking
2 mm / US 0 circular needle, 80 cm / 32” length (or size required to obtain correct gauge)