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Ekollon Socks

Ekollon Socks

This is more like a project than a pattern. I had so much fun coloing the yarn using Onion skins that I wanted to share this part with you as well. Since the color reminded me a lot of Autumn color and I love acorn everything came nicelly together! I give you the Ekollon Sock, which is Acorn is Swedish, where I currently call home <3. The lace pattern is set in a way that you will end with a sock full of small acorns, can you see them too? I hope you have as much fun as I did and finish with a squishy sock just ready for the Autumn!
The lace pattern is a variation of a Japanese lace pattern that can be found in Hitomi Shida’s 250 Japanese Knitting Stitches book.
The length of the sock can be adjusted to fit your foot. I suggest knitting a sock 10% smaller than your foot length for better fit.
For now the pattern has only chartered instructions.

Adult size 1(2)
Circumference 19.5 cm/ 7.7 in (18 cm/ 7.1)


Sock Yarn (445 yds/405 m/100 g)
Usage: about 267 yds/ 244 m / 60 g for a pair of
size 2 sock (fitting a 38 EU size)


Yarn Used
Manos del Uruguay (445 yds/405 m/100 g) 75%
Merino Superwash and 25% polyamide in color
This yarn was overdyed with onion skins.


Suggested Needles
Main Fabric: US 1/2.5 mm – DPNs or circular
needle for Magic Loop
Ribbing: 2.25 mm - DPNs or circular needle for
Magic Loop.
(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge. Go
down 1 needle size for the ribbing.)


Figure-of-eight cast-on, knitting in the round,
simple increases and decreases, German short rows
and Stretchy bind-off.


32 sts & 40 rows = 4”/10 cm on larger needles.
Measured over stockinette stitch in the round, after
blocking using 2.5 mm (US 1) needles.

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