Aruma means 'happy' in a local aboriginal language, and it is a fitting name for these socks. All those colours and the lovely floating diamond shapes make me happy. Worked from the top down and featuring a reinforced heel and toe, these socks are fun to knit and gift.
- Instructions include tips on adjusting for differernt size feet and two versions, a single coloured, as well as the striped version. , , Sizes Women’s to fit a foot circumference of between 20 to 23 cm, or 8 to 9 inches, , sock height and length are adjustable, this way the socks can be made to fit most feet( shoe sizes of 7 to 12)
Materials you need at home:
- Materials 100 g sock yarn in total for one pair in one colour, or 60 g natural/ solid and 40g variegated/ gradient for the striped pair , Yarn Suggestions Regia 4 Ply 100g Natural Austermann Step (Ennis) , , Knitting needles I used a set of 5 DPN's size 2.5 mm or US 1.5 and the instructions are written for this set up. Feel free to substitute with short or long circulars or magic loop. Tension/ Gauge 30 stitches and 42 rows make 10 cm or 4 " square
I have been involved with textiles of all kinds from very early on in my life. I come from a family of artists and other creative people. Designing knitting and sewing patterns that are both beautiful and practical is my passion.