Dizzy Diagonal Socks by Amy Swenson
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Dizzy Diagonal Socks

April 2009
Zen Yarn Garden Smooshy
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
380 - 420 yards (347 - 384 m)
Adult sock pattern, can easily adjust for length
This pattern is available for $3.50 USD
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The challenge with handpainted yarns can often be finding a way to use the dramatic colour changes to the design’s advantage, rather than picking a design that can be easily obscured. For this pattern, I designed a toe-up sock that uses simple chevrons of knit and purl. It’s simple enough to stand up to busy colours, but far from plain and boring. My favorite part?
The chevrons begin at the very tip of the toe.