This kit and sock pattern are inspired by the Norwegian Setesdal Lusekofte, or lice jacket, of the late 19th century in the Setesdal Valley. The heel features a star motif. (There are three star motifs, depending on the size knitted.) The socks are worked in color-stranded knitting, from the top to the toe, and are constructed with the Band Heel and the Wide Toe. Information on the Double Cast on, knitting with a yarn in each hand, and Kitchener Stitch is included.
The sizes are based on the leg circumference: Small (Child- 6") Medium (Woman- 8") Large (Man-10")
The Small and Medium sized kits hold one skein each of black and white. The Large sized kit has two skeins of black and one of white. The gauge in 2-color stockinette stitch (the lus pattern) is 8 sts/ inch, 10 rnds/ inch
The pattern includes technique boxes and photos, theory boxes, charts, a glossary, bibliography, and schematic.
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