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  • Wild Grass - Socks


    About Wild Grass

    The Wild Grass socks are inspired by the microscopic cross cuts of cells which are beautifully represented in the delicate, crescent-shaped lace motif. On the leg, the lace is complemented by tiny bobbles, evoking seed pods!

    The Wild Grass socks are worked from the toe up. The motif is mirrored, with different charts for the left and right foot. The bobbles on the upper part of the leg are created with a crochet hook. The final leg length will vary slightly depending on the desired length of the foot. The socks are finished off with a cuff of twisted ribbing.


    Fiona Alice


    This listing is for the single PDF pattern. You'll get an email with a download link immediately after purchase.

    If you're interested in the pattern in print form, check out Issue 5 - that's where it first got published!

    • Sizes

      1 (2, 3, 4, 5)

      Finished foot circumference: 17.25 (18.5, 19.5, 20.75, 21.75) cm / 6.75 (7.25, 7.75, 8.25, 8.5)” - recommended to be worn with 3 cm / 1.25” of negative ease.


      What you could knit it with from our selection: Mominoki Yarn Finnwool or Garthenor Snowdonia Sock!

      Triskelion Yarn Mama Qucha Sock (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 400 metres / 437 yards per 100 g)

      280 (295, 315, 330, 345) metres / 306 (323, 344, 361, 377) yards

      Yarn estimations are based on the foot length being 22 cm / 8.75” with a leg length of 18.25 cm / 7.25”, like the sample shown. More or less yarn will be required if changing the foot length.

      Sample shown is knit in colourway Kelp. Charifa wears a size 3 with 0.75 cm / 0.25” of negative ease.


      2.25 mm / US 1 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain gauge).

      This pattern uses the magic loop technique. The top of the foot is worked across the first needle and the sole of the foot is worked across the second needle. However, dpns can be used instead: work instructions for first needle across 1st and 2nd dpns; for second needle work across 3rd and 4th dpns.


      34 sts x 49 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in stockinette stitch, after blocking)

      40 sts x 40 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in lace pattern without bobbles, after blocking)


      • Blocking tools; blocking mats, t-pins, sock blockers (optional)
      • Crochet hook, 2.25 mm / US B1
      • Darning needle
      • Removable stitch markers (optional)
      • Tape measure

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