Slowly now

My design work moves at a much slower pace these days. But my imagination is still simmering and occasionally things pop out. A couple of my recent finished projects may someday get written up (like the waistcoat and this hat.)

In progress right now I have an awesome pair of socks.

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They use a simple slip stitch pattern which makes the fabric dense and cushy (perfect for socks) and at the same time it mixes up highly variegated colors (perfect for sock yarns)

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I’ve got a bigger project on the needles too, it’s starting with four inches of gorgeous corrugated ribbing:

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The yarn is from the Unique Sheep and I’m using a gradience set for the colorwork. I love the way it’s looking!

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3 responses to “Slowly now

  1. Nice work on the sock and the gradiant project. Do you find the patterning on the bottom of the sock is noticeable when wearing/walking?

    • The texture isn’t any worse than what you get on a slipped stitch heel. It doesn’t bother me but it would be something to keep in mind if you’re knitting for very sensitive feet.

  2. Loving both of them!!!

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