I saw Yarn!’s Janis knitting the neatest socks ever the other day. She was knitting self-striping socks from an unraveling piece of beautifully dyed machine knitting. There. Think about that for a minute. Dude.
Here you go. Isn’t that the best idea ever? Check out those gorgeous pieces in the gallery! Look at those kits! Dye your own socks! Nancy Roberts is a geeneeyus.
From her site:
what is this inveterate hand knitter doing using a knitting machine? A
knitting machine is yet another tool she can use to personalize yarn
creation. With a knitting machine, she can quickly machine knit
stockinette fabric for multicolor dyeing. Dyeing in the fabric, unlike
dyeing a skein, allows her to produce a yarn with longer repeats of
color, which means in turn that a single color can circle the
circumference of a sweater many times before merging into a new color
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