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I interpreted those bands as a knitted colour band with average motifs and initials. The previous Icelandic alphabet chart will enable you ways to customise your socks along with your personal initials or with the initials of the individual for whom the socks are meant. Sizes Woman’s medium [US sizes 6–8] (woman’s huge [US sizes 8–12]/man’s medium [US sizes 10-1/2–12]). directions are given for smaller dimension, with better dimension in parentheses. while just one quantity is given, it applies to either sizes. comprehensive Measurements Foot circumference: 8-1/4 (9)” [21(23)cm] Calf circumference (widest): 13-1/4 (14)” [34 (36)cm] Foot size: nine (10-1/2)” [23 (26)cm] size from cuff to heel: sixteen (17)” [40. five (45. 5)cm] fabrics Lana Grossa Meilenweit Merino (fingering weight; eighty% merino wool/20% polyamide; 462 yds [420m] in step with 3-1/2 ounces [100g] ball): 1 ball military Blue #2011 (MC), approx 10 yds Tan #1290 (A) Ístex Lodband-Einband (lace weight; a hundred% new wool; 245 yds [225m] consistent with 1-3/4 ounces [50g] ball): approx 10 yds [9m] each one gentle Beige Heather #1038 (B), red #0047 (C), and Black Sheep (D) dimension 1 [2. 25mm] double-pointed needles (set of five) measurement 2 [2. 75mm] double-pointed needles (set of five) or dimension had to receive gauge sew markers Tapestry needle GAUGE 26 sts and 36 rows = four" [10cm] in St st on greater needles with MC. regulate needle dimension as essential to receive right gauge. you could receive extra sizes by means of fiddling with the needle sizes, utilizing smaller or better needles. development NOTES those socks are labored from the cuff down, with a formed calf, again leg “seam,” heel flap, around heel, gusset, a short-rowed instep, and spiral toe. as the socks are labored from the cuff down, the motifs are labored the other way up. Knit your initials the wrong way up within the empty area of the chart—the alphabet chart is gifted the other way up in your comfort. considering leg/calf measurements range greatly, you could decide to adapt the development in your leg both through the use of assorted needles or through changing the sew count number of the patterned band by means of fiddling with the guts entrance motif. in the event you revise the sew count number, make sure to swap the speed and variety of bring up/ lessen rounds therefore. whilst operating the patterned band, use your favourite approach to stay away from the colour task among rounds. Strand the yarn now not in use loosely on incorrect part to keep up elasticity of material; don't hold yarn now not in use greater than four sts—weave it in as worthy. distinctive ABBREVIATIONS N1, N2, N3, N4: Needle 1, needle 2, needle three, needle four, with N1 and N4 conserving sole sts and N2 and N3 protecting instep sts. sew styles again LEG PATTERN—WOMAN’S (7 STS) Rnd 1: K1, ssk, yo, p1, yo, k2tog, k1. Rnd 2: Knit. Rep Rows 1 and a pair of for pat. again LEG PATTERN—MAN’S (7 STS) trend rnd: K3, p1, k3. directions CUFF With MC and smaller needle, CO seventy two (78) sts. Distribute sts calmly between four dpns; mark beg of rnd and subscribe to, taking care to not twist sts. paintings K2, P2 Rib for three rnds. Knit 1 rnd. paintings Patterned Band Chart, operating your initials the other way up at the empty area at the chart.