Mountain Twilight Socks


These unisex socks are worked from the cuff/top down to the toe.  The cuffs are worked with a 1x1 ribbing. They feature a short-row heel and a simple stranded colorwork pattern on the leg.  The foot is worked in Stockinette Stitch in the main color with a wide toe.

Difficulty Moderate
Due date 2019-02-15
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Secret
Pattern source (brand and/or designer) Melissa Kemmerer Designs
Spots available 9
Gauge 32 sts and 40 rows = 4"/10cm
Charted or written pattern Both
Sizes required S (M, L)
Skills required

Sock knitting, cuff-down; fair isle stranded colorwork.

Finished measurements

S: 7 ½” (19 cm) foot circumference.
M: 8” (20.25 cm) foot circumference.
L: 9” (22.75 cm) foot circumference.


Construction type cuff-down, short-row heel
Required or recommended yarn fingering/sock weight
Tools required

US size 1 (2.25 mm) or size to obtain gauge needles in your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the round.

Tapestry needle to weave in ends. 

Ownership of the finished item The finished item is yours to keep.
Requirements from the tester

Periodic check-ins.

Completed pictures.

Rewards from the designer

Copy of pattern when it's completed and published.

Every test knitter who completes 2 or more pattern tests for the same issue of Nomadic Knits will receive the digital version of the complete issue.  This test is for issue 3: American Southwest.


The designer has created the following milestones, in order to keep track of progress during the test knit. By marking off each milestone as you complete it, you can easily keep the designer up to date with your progress.

2019-02-05: Colorwork complete
2019-02-08: First sock complete
2019-02-15: Both socks finished and blocked

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