The Limnion Stocking

Limnion(n.) – lower and colder layer, diminutive of the Greek for “lake”

I had the pleasure of spending the Christmas holiday in Minnesota at my partner’s mother’s house.

She gifted me these beautiful natural brown and tan yarns from Goth Farm Yarn and I just knew they had to be stocking cap inspired by that lake.

The Limnion Stocking Cap’s color work patterning is meant to convey the strata of a lake, where different types of organisms thrive, even with a thick layer of ice on top. The stocking wears with a long floppy pom- pom on the end and the red alpaca and Navajo churro are incredibly warm for ice fishing and ski trips.

Full pattern details can be found in the PDF

Yarn Weight: Worsted/DK (~195yds/100g)

Needles: US 7 (4.5mm) 16″ circular and DPNs, US 6 (4.00mm) 16″ circular

Yardage: 260 – 310 total yds, depending on size, 160 – 200 yds MC, 90 – 110 yds CC

Sizes: 4 sizes, by head circumference, 19″, 21″, 23″ and 25″ circumferences, adjustable by chart repeat

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