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Jamieson & Smith, Real Shetland Wool

Houss Socks Pattern

Jamieson & Smith
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Paper copy of the Houss Sock pattern designed by Lesley Smith, originally featured in our book Jamieson & Smith A Shetland Story. They are knit using Shetland Heritage held doubled. Using traditional motifs and colours these socks are both classic and cosy.

Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage 2ply (100% Real Shetland Wool; 110m/120yds, 25g)
Yarn A Peat x 2
Yarn B Auld Gold x 2
Yarn C Berry Red x 1
Yarn D Madder x 1
Yarn E Flugga White x 1
Yarn F Indigo x 1
Yarn G Silver Grey x 1

(always use the right size for you to get the specified tension)
3.5mm (US 4) needles: instructions are given for (20cm/8) DPNs, though the pattern is easily adapted for your preferred method of small-circumference knitting

Stitch marker, waste yarn for afterthought heel placement

31 sts x 33 rows = 10cm/4 in Fair Isle pattern, blocked