Color Study Slipper Socks by Rae Blackledge

Color Study Slipper Socks

Knitting
November 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
350 - 500 yards (320 - 457 m)
Women’s Small (Medium, Large)

The peaks and valleys of the chevron pattern remind me of a mid summer’s drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sunset views from the mountain peaks rival non other. Choose a palette that reminds you of your favorite sunset, perhaps one you spotted on your last vacation.

Finished Measurements
Women’s Small (Medium, Large)
Foot Length: 9 (9½, 10)”

Materials
Yarn: Willow Yarns Daily DK (100% superwash wool; 100g, 284 yds)
• Color A – 1 ball all sizes
• Color B – 1 ball all sizes
• Color C – 1 ball all sizes
• Color D – 1 ball all sizes
• Color E – 1 ball all sizes
Shown in: Women’s Medium/ 02 Bright Orange (A), 33 Slate (B), 60 Rhododendron, 32 Steel (D), 58 Aquamarine (E)
Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm) dpns, US 5 (3.75 mm) dpns or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, waste yarn
Gauge: 24 sts x 24 rows = 4” in stranded colorwork with larger needles