Diamonds Are Forever Mega Pattern

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Diamonds Are Forever Mega Pattern Pattern

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys

Item:

Socks

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

Dream in Color sent me two skeins of their wonderful Starry sock yarn. Starry is the glitzy sister of Smooshy. One can be subbed easily for the other. Want sparkle? Use Starry. Want warm, wonderful wool without the glitz? Use Smooshy. Using only one skein each of two contrasting colors, you can knit both a hat and a pair of socks. So, you can be clothed in this lovely fiber from head to toe. Diamonds are Forever is an easy colorwork design. It works up fast and is a fun project. Because it's stranded, you have double the wool for extra, smooshy warmth. The hardtwist lends itself beautifully to the fine stitch definition desired in colorwork. Both Starry and Smooshy are machine washable. Another plus! The cover items employ Amber Glass and Bermuda Teal, but Dream in Color offers such a pretty, varied palette of colors, the possible combinations are nearly limitless!

Gauge:

32 stitches and 29 rounds = 4" on #3 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Teen and Adult, small medium and large (size is changed by altering needle size only)

Materials:

  • 1 skein each of any two highly contrasting Dream in Color Starry or Smooshy fingering yarns: 98% merino superwash wool, 2% lurex 450 yds/skein One 16" #4 circular needle, two circular needles, or 5 DPNs, size #4 (for hat) 5 DPNs for socks: #2 for small #3 for medium #4 for large stitch markers tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dream in Color Starry

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I am Deborah. I am fortunate to be able to spend my days doing the things I love most in life: knitting, sewing, designing, cooking, baking, reading and writing. I am trying to learn, with an open mind, as much as I can from this life without having to repeat my mistakes or the mistakes of my parents.

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