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Lighthouse, take 2

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April 7 2014
April 29 2014
Project info
Lighthouse, take 2
Fun...I love this yarn!
72sts around
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
Knit Picks Felici
Lion Brand Sock-Ease Solids
0.2 skeins = 87.6 yards (80.1 meters), 20 grams
Self-dyed, burnt red-orange

I bought some natural yarn, and I tried to dye it red with Easter egg dyes. Problem is, there’s no red in those dyes. I first ended up with an almost fluorescent orange, then I added in some pink and blue…this is where I ended up. It’s not what I was going for, but I think it’s not half-bad. :) And, now I have the contrasting heels and toes I wanted. They’re not a true red, but I think I like it!

Toe up, cast on 10+10, inc to 30+30 in red, switch to Lighthouse at the start of a blue stripe. Continue increases to 36+36 (72sts total).

Work foot to 8.5” (or 86 rows, middle of a white stripe), start short-row heel in red. Work down to 10sts and back up again. Continue in Lighthouse, working 84 rounds st st (to the end of a white stripe), and start 2x2 rib for one blue stripe, one white stripe, and 2 rows blue…

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April 7 2014
April 29 2014
About this pattern
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About this yarn
by Knit Picks
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
218 yards / 50 grams
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by Lion Brand
75% Wool, 25% Nylon
438 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: April 7, 2014
  • Finished: April 29, 2014
  • Updated: September 26, 2014
  • Progress updates: 5 updates