Rossdale is a fair isle, unisex sock named after one of the oldest neighbourhoods in my hometown of Edmonton, Alberta. The repeating stitch reminded me of tile work that is showcased in some of these older homes that have been lovingly preserved over the past century.
Using an all over fair isle stitch pattern, choose two highly contrasting colours to create a bold sock, or choose two more closely related colours to create a subtle look. Constructed top down with a turn heel, this is the perfect warm pair to make for yourself or somebody you love.
- Knitting in the round
- Reading colourwork charts
- fair isle knitting
- Kitchener stitch
While all yardage is slightly different depending on the knitter’s foot length, general guidelines are as follows:
- Small - MC: 170 yds, CC: 105 yds
- Medium - MC: 260 yds, CC: 160 yds
- Large - MC: 340 yds, CC: 210 yds