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Self-Striping Socks

Knitting
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm

It’s easy to spin self-striping yarns by Navajo-plying the singles, but what if your fiber just doesn’t want to be spun that fine? Kathleen Taylor spun a two-ply self-striping yarn and knitted a basic sock pattern for colorfully functional socks. She divided the roving into its component colors, then spun a slightly thick-and-thin yarn for a pair of fraternal twin socks. The yarn has a tweedy effect where the yarn changes color gradually.