When Curt and I first started dating, we went up to his family’s lake lot to go ice fishing. The cold calmness on the lake, with the clear blue sky against the bare trees and shimmering snow-covered lake, was like a magical winter wonderland. There are few moments in my life where I felt utterly at peace, but the silence on the lake, regardless of how cold it was my first time out there, brings a sense of warmth to my soul.
I was pondering this snowflake design for a while, considering how best to represent all those beautiful sun-kissed snowflakes and awaiting the perfect frozen blue yarn. At last, it has all come together, and I couldn’t be happier with the result. ❄️
Worked in the round, Winter Wonderland contains written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. Instructions are for both cuff-down and toe-up. If you feel inclined to make 2 in the same direction, that’s completely acceptable, or one of each if you’re feeling particularly topsy-turvy! Winter Wonderland features 4 sizes. You’ll also find a sock worksheet, so you know how to measure your foot to achieve a perfect fit. Winter Wonderland has directions for an afterthought heel, but you may substitute whatever heel you enjoy using.
The pattern is written for the magic loop method for knitting socks; however, the pattern notes do contain details should you wish to use double pointed needles instead.
Skill Level Intermediate
Materials List • US1 (2.25 mm) 32”-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge. If preferred, four US1 (2.25 mm) double-pointed needles, or size required to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Cable needle • Scrap yarn • Stitch marker (optional) • 300-500 yds (275-458 m) fingering weight yarn (will vary depending on the length of your foot and leg)
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