Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Better Match

I'm knitting from two skeins of Red Heart (Heart and Sole - BlackJack #3972). I had no idea if I had wound the two balls with the stripes going in the same direction as I could not find the same striping sequence on the second ball.

Knitting began with the cuff pictured on the left. I liked the black band at the top, but the second skein would not cooperate. Finally, I decided to just knit - the sample shown at bottom right is the result, and then suddenly, I saw something similar and began again without frogging the bottom cuff - the result is a better match, but fate will determine if they resemble each other as I progress.

The bottom right cuff has been clipped and frogged: knitting on the second cuff will commence.


  1. Work your magic and it will come out great!

  2. I am anxious to see how the colors change!

  3. Beautiful! I am always amazed by self striping yarn. It seems like magic to me. :-) Have a wonderful Christmas.

  4. Looks promising! Have a blessed Christmas, Nancy!

  5. I think it looks like a perfect match> Merry Christmas Nancy

  6. What fun! I'm knitting with some self-striping acrylic. I should finish this week and will report soon.


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