Stranded Icelandic sock knitting pattern PDF - Eldfjall
Eldfjall is a unisex sock pattern featuring stranded colourwork. It is knit cuff down with a heel flap and rounder heel. The gusset decreases are positioned at the bottom of the foot. Eldfjall is the Icelandic word for volcano, and the Icelandic vulcanoes inspired this sock.
There are 3 sizes available: Small (64 stitches), Medium (72 stitches) and Large (80 stitches).
The pattern is worked at a gauge of 8 stitches and 10 rows = 2.5 cm in stranded stockinette.
You’ll need fingering weight sock yarn in 2 contrasting colours: about 70 grams for main colour and 40 grams for contrast colour.
Other materials required are a set of knitting needles for working small circumferences in the round, at least 3 stitch markers, and a tapestry needle.
This pattern contains 6 pages. Basic instructions are 3.5 pages and then there are 2 pages for charts.
- Metric and imperial measurements
- Charts for light and dark main colour
- Instructions in 3 sizes to fit foot circumference of 20 (23, 26) cm
Materials you need at home:
- Fingering weight sock yarn in 2 colours
- Knitting needles for working small circumferences in the round
- Stitch markers
- Tapestry needle
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I am an aspiring entrepreneur who loves to design knitting patterns. I have a real fondness for working with woolly wool. Knitting is my passion, and it brings me great joy to work on socks and other accessories.
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