Knospen Sock Knitting Pattern


“Knospen” is the German for “blossom” or more literally, “to bud”. These lace socks are knitted cuff-down with bud and branch motifs and a traditional heel flap and gusset.

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For the printed version (including a downloadable digital version):

4 in stock

SKU: RK_18937 Category:

Additional information

Weight 35 g

grafting, knitting in the round, lace knitting

Yarn Required

1 skein of Nene 4 Ply (400m / 100g)


Size M fits 19 – 21.5cm / 7.5 – 8.5” foot circumference (64 sts), Size L fits 21.5 – 24cm / 8.5 – 9.5” foot circumference (72 sts)


36 sts & 50 rounds in stocking stitch makes a 10 cm / 4 inch square, measured in the round after blocking


2mm, or size required to obtain gauge, 80 – 100cm (32 – 40”) circular needle, DPNs, or small circumference circular needle for preferred method of working in the round.


darning needle, stitch markers


When you purchase this pattern you will receive a printed copy in the post and an immediate PDF download.


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