Pattern - Digital Download of Fairy Tree Socks by The Driftless Knitter

Digital Download of Fairy Tree Socks, by The Driftless Knitter

You will receive a digital download file of this pattern, which will be emailed to you. For personal use only. This pattern is not owned by Knitcircus. Please contact the designer for pattern support. 

From the designer:

I was inspired to design these socks after hearing of the Hawthorn trees in Ireland. Also known as the Whitethorn, it's a very common native tree, but it is steeped in legend and folklore. They are sometimes called fairy trees and according to tradition it is very bad luck to cut one down or to disrespect a Hawthorn in any way. I loved imagining these gnarly branched trees covered in their bright May blooms, commanding silent respect from passersby and locals even today.

This pattern was designed for knitting socks toe-up, but can be easily adapted to knitting cuff-down. 

Name of Pattern: Fairy Tree Socks

Designer: Jennifer Rundhaug - The Driftless Knitter

Craft: Knitting

Type of Object: Socks

Yarn weight: Fingering/Sock

Gauge: 4 sts per inch

Needle Size: U.S. size 1

Yardage/Meterage: Approximately 300 - 400 yards (275 - 366 meters)

Sizes available: 56 count, 64 count, 72 count


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