The Theory of Relativity by Nicola W

The Theory of Relativity

July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette (sole)
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
301 - 383 yards (275 - 350 m)
Small, medium, large & XL
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When Einstein wrote his general theory of relativity in 1915, he found a new way to describe gravity. It was not a force, as Sir Isaac Newton had supposed, but instead a consequence of the distortion of space and time, conceived together in his theory as ‘space-time’. Any object distorts the fabric of space-time and the bigger it is, the greater the effect.

Such, it seems, is what happens when adding and subtracting stitches to a line of knitting, distorting the fabric and creating an effect of leaning towards decreases, and away from increases, and all sorts of spacey-timey bends and whirls… In my mind, at least!

This is a cuff down sock, with a gusset heel, designed with self-striping, light fingering yarn in mind.

With many thanks to my Intrepid Testers™ dizzybea, Ibecutest, jkob, KnittingNightElf, mandi216, mpindstrup, Mysewing2, Quilter05, sgeorge24, Sharpei4Kris, taraknitterb, and TurtlesOnDown.