Aarnivalkeat socks

We are thrilled to welcome another pattern to the p-hop collection! The Aarnivalkeat (Will-o’-the-wisp) sock pattern was generously donated by Tiina Kuu

What you need to get started:


  • 4-ply (fingering weight) sock yarns in following colours:
  • Main colour 1 (MC1): 25-35 grams of brass brown
  • Contrast colour (CC): approximately 10 grams of pale grey
  • Main colour 2 (MC2): approximately 10 grams of green
  • Main colour 3 (MC3): 45-55 grams of yellow


  • 34 sts and 44 rows in stockinette stitch = 10 cm / 4 inches with smaller needles
  • 36 sts and 36 rows of stranded colourwork = 10 cm / 4 inches with larger needles


  • At least 80 cm / 32 inches long circular needles, 2.0 mm / US0 and 2.5 mm / US1½ (or suitable to obtain gauge).
  • Socks can be knitted with dpns, two shorter circulars or a mini circular, but the instructions have been written for magic loop.


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