It can be tricky to find a non-boring pattern that works well with an interesting hand-dyed yarn. Sometimes the pattern gets lost in the color changes; or the color changes get lost in the pattern. This is a nice balance of the two, I think.
I first clapped eyes on this yarn on a grey, cold day, and the colorway reminded me so very much of a tropical sea on a warm day. Knit these while dreaming of sailing on white-capped deep green seas, under azure skies, perhaps a drink with an umbrella in it at your side.
The lace is simple enough that if there is a drink with an umbrella in it, you don’t need to worry about messing it up.
This is a Knitty sock all over. It uses two Knitty-published, sock-world-changing techniques: Judy’s Magic Cast On and Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off. And as is my wont, this sock features a gusset for best fit.
It’s actually a nice and straightforward toe-up sock. If you’ve not knit toe-up socks before, this pattern is a good place to start.
Sizes: Finished Foot Circumference: 7.25 (8, 8.5, 9) inches