Okay…so long story made shortish…
A few months ago I faved a pattern for socks on Ravelry… A friend of mine saw that I had and asked if I would knit up a pair with her hand dyed as a sample for her yarn shop. I said “Sure!!!!” It didn’t work out so well…so I said “How ’bout I write you a sock pattern for this yarn?” She said “Brilliant!”…so the writing, knitting, ripping, knitting, writing, knitting, ripping, knitting ensued. It didn’t work out so well. The yarn, as gorgeous as it was had NO intention of being a mere SOCK thank you very much. I say to my friend, “Hey…since I have to rip this out AGAIN, would you consider mitts??” She said “Brilliant!” So the writing, knitting, ripping, knitting, writing, ripping, knitting ensued…
…and it worked out BEAUTIFULLY!!!!
Since the yarn is two hand-dyed contrasting self-striping works of art… I decided it would be best to do a reversed color knit for the pair… Meaning, there are two balls of yarn used here… One is a self-striping of purples, lavenders, cobalts and royal blues… The other is a self-striping of oranges, corals, yellows and peach. One one mitt, Color A is the purples and on the other Color A is the yellows… That way you don’t have to worry a blink about trying to match the pair perfectly. Works like a charm.
Simmer down, I’m gonna tell you where you can find the pattern and that gorgeous yarn… Currently, the pattern is being test knit…so you’ll just have to wait… It will be offered as a kit with the yarn (it’s being test knit in two other delicious colorways as well, so you’ll have a choice!)… You can find the gorgeous yarn (and coming soon, the Namaste’ Kit and pattern) at:
Run now…go check the shop out!