Scarpine Alessandra

Size: Appropriate for a 3-6 month child. Materials: Yarn ” unshrinkable “gaia, pure virgin wool, 50 grams (155 meters) Stitch instructions: K1, P1: *knit 1, purl 1*, repeat from * to * Plain knit (british): 1 row knit, 1 row purl. Cable: 1° row= *2 mesh cross on the right (1 stitch on cable (auxiliary)needle, put it on the back, knit 1, knit on the stich on the cable(auxiliary) needle), purl 1*, repeat from * to *. 2° row = knit on the stiches as they are. Repeating the 2 rows. Pattern: Cast on 45 stitches on double pointed needles n°4, and knit on cable and round knitting for 22 rows. Continue the rows with loops: *knit 2 stitches together, 1 yarn over*, repeat from * to *, there must remain 44 stitches (then knit the last 3 stitches together!). Continue with the 1 purl row and then turn the leg inward.

Continue with the neck of the foot, knitting 16 central cable stitches. Leave remaining stitches on the needles.. Continue for 18 rows, as shown in the photo.

Round knitting : 16 stitches neck of the foot, pick 12 stitches from the left side of the neck of the foot, knit the pending 28 stitches, and pick 12 stitches from the right side of the neck of the foot. In total we have 68 stitches. Next 10 rows: K1 P1.

At this point, begin with the insole, split the stitches on 4 needles : 16 stitches neck of the foot to the tip, 18 stitches corresponding to the left side, 16 stitches the heel, 18 stitches corresponding to the right side. Round knitting plain knit (brutish). In each round knit on together the first 2 stitches and the last 2 for the tip and the heel, until only 1 remains on each needle. Leave remaining 19 stitches on

each needle, cut the yarn about 30 cm and put the needles in parallel, join with grafting. Hide the yarn on the back of work.

This is the result. Make a cord of 50 cm in length and insert into the holes around, turn the leg.

And for the photos and texts copyright silvana catallo design 2009 for the English translation has collaborated Silvina (on Ravelry: silvinasi) info : ranaudo@tele2.it http://lanaecotone.blogspot.com/

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