Hidden Change by Dieuwke Schack-Mulligen
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Hidden Change

Knitting
September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
47 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in 2-color rib
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
S, M, L
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Sometimes, something seemingly simple can reveal hidden secrets between the folds. These socks are just that - worked in a foot hugging 1x1 rib, they look like simple socks with broad stripes. As soon as you pull them on your feet however, a more subtle color change is revealed, changing from broad stripes to a more gradient like transition.
Choose contrasting colors like we did, or make your socks in more complementary colors to get an ombre effect. The possibilities are endless!

Size
S (M, L)
To fit foot circumference measured around ball of foot: 17.5 (20.5, 23) cm/7 (8, 9)”.
Length of leg from cuff to heel: 24.5 (25, 26) cm/9.75 (9.75, 10.25)”.
Length of foot from heel to toe: 23 (24.5, 28.5) cm/9 (9.75, 11.25)”.

Yarn
5 mini skeins of Tough Sock by Martin’s Lab (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon; 85m/93y per 100g).
Shown in colorways: Dry Leaves, C1; Wheat, C2; Karino, C3; Silver Lining, C4; Poltergeist, C5.

Needles
2.25 mm/US #1 or size needed for gauge; circular needle for Magic Loop method (60 cm/24” long) or dpns.
2 mm/US #0 or one size smaller than gauge needles; circular needle for Magic Loop method (60 cm/24” long) or dpns.

Other
2 stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Gauge
47 sts and 40 rnds = 10 cm/4” in 2-color rib worked in the rnd, after blocking, unstretched.
The gauge may seem crazy, but it will stretch a lot!
Take time to save time – check your gauge. If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

The single pattern PDF will be available in Dec 2017. The whole “Stillness” collection is available only in print at martinslab.com.