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Byzantium Constantinople

Byzantium Thessalonica


3 pairs of highly decorated socks inspired by ornate mosaics from the Byzantine Empire

Worked in the round in mosaic and stranded knitting. Written knitting instructions and charts.

Price of Printed Pattern: $10 CDN

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Sock Measurements M(L)
Leg Circumference 7"/18cm(7.5"/19cm)
Foot Circumference 7"/18cm(7.5"/19cm)
Leg Length 7.5"/19cm(7.5"/19cm)
Foot Length 9.5"/24cm(10.75"/27.5cm)

Any fingering weight sock yarn of your choice, 1.75oz/50gm approx. = 214 yards/196 metres, All cover models, size M, were knit with Lisa Souza Dyeworks Sock! 75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon

Yarn required for Constantinople
Shade Garden - A 2.2oz/62gm(3.2oz/91gm)
Warm Gold - B 1.7oz/48gm(2oz/57gm)

Yarn required for Thessalonica
Elektra - A 2.3oz/65gm(3.3oz/94gm)
Foxglove - B 1.8oz/51gm(2.1oz/60gm)

Yarn required for Smyrna
Pacific - A 2.5oz/71gm(3.6oz/102gm)
Orange - B 1.7oz/48gm(2oz/57gm)

Needles 'n' Notions
Four 2m (US 0) and four 2.5mm(US 1) double-pointed needles or size to obtain gauge.
Three markers, darning needle.

10 sts = 1"/2.5cm with 2.5mm(US 1) needles over chart patterns.

Byzantium Smyrna