Flamingo Flamenco

$5.00 USD

If you’re knitting a pair of socks, you’ve got to go all-out! Wonderful eyelets, snazzy zig-zags… But don’t worry, even though the Flamingo Flamenco is an intermediate pattern, we’re sure you can easily find your groove with this one!

And as always, this delightful pattern comes in a range of sizes and options for cuff-down or toe-up, meaning you can easily work in your own style!

Here we’ve used the wonderful Tangled Love yarns from Turtlepurl Yarns and we just love it! What color would you pick for your new pair of “dancing shoes?”

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PATTERN INFO

Flamingo Flamenco – Worked in the round, Flamingo Flamenco contains both cuff-down and toe-up written directions and a chart for the pattern stitch. The pattern has instructions 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 design could be worked on double-pointed needles or mini-circulars instead should you prefer.

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

(Measured around the ball of the foot.) 

7.5 [8, 8.5, 9]” / 19 [20.5, 21.5, 23] cm circumference. The sample shown was knit using the toe-up version of this pattern on 60-sts.

SUGGESTED NEEDLES

US1 (2.25 mm) 32-40” (82-102 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge.

NOTIONS

Tapestry needle, scrap yarn, stitch markers

YARN REQUIREMENTS

300-500 yds / 274-458 m fingering weight yarn (depending on the length of your foot and leg)

SUGGESTED YARN

Turtlepurl Yarns – Soft Shell Striped Turtle Toes
70% SW Merino 20% Cashmere 10% Nylon
450 yds (411 m) / 3.5 oz (100 g)
Color: Tangled Love

GAUGE

9 stitches by 11 rounds in stockinette = 1” / 2.5 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished socks.


LOW-VISIBILITY & SCREEN READER FORMAT

A low-visibility and a screen-reader accessible version of this pattern are available for the pattern’s English version. The low-visibility format is 24pt print in Arial, black font, no italics, and contains written directions (there are no charts to work from). The screen reader format has all the items mentioned above, contains no abbreviations, and accessibility checked by read-aloud function on both a Windows PC and Android device.


WHOLESALE PRINTS

rhyFlower Knits patterns are available in print via our wholesale distributor Deep South Fibers.


PATTERN SUPPORT

For pattern support for this design, please email melinda@rhyflowerknits.com

Additional information

Skill Level

Intermediate

Language

English, French

Type of Instructions

Charts, Low Visibilty, Screen Reader Access, Written Directions

Sock Techniques

Afterthought Heel, Cuff-Down, Toe-Up, Wide Toe

Construction

Kitchener / Grafting, Worked in the Round

Fabric Characteristics

Chevron / Flame Stitch, Eyelets, Lace, Ribbed / Ribbing

Format

Digital Download, PDF