This is the story of my knitting to a large extent. With the dramatic colorways that Meg dyes, I find that I do best with subtle patterning. So here is the latest finished object from my needles: Meg’s Quirky Socks. These are on one of her latest yarn bases, Tasty, which is a fabulous Merino / Cashmere / Nylon blend, in one of the colorways from her last-finished club. I love how these socks knit up.
These are the ones with the little brocade diamonds. I took lots of pictures of them, and some of the photos show the pattern quite clearly, such as this one:
And that’s the way it is in real life too. Sometimes the pattern is obvious, but sometimes it’s totally obscure. Oh, well – the details of handknit socks are mostly of interest to the knitter and sometimes the wearer. Not too many other folks care at all.
The other thing I liked about this pair, as often is the case. I make no effort at all to get patterns to match – when I’m done with one sock, I cut off enough end to work in then cast on for the next. This colorway had quite wide stripes. And since it was a club yarn, no coordinates were available. Yet it still came out with very similar stripes on the two socks. I sure don’t insist on identical, but I still enjoy a little symmetry. And I do love those colors!