17 August, 2008

Swatching: Shady Chic

Swatch: Cami Chic & Shady Verdant

Yarn: Hazel Knits Artisan Sock
Colors: Cami Chic and Rogue Shady Verdant
Cast On: 64
Needles: 2.25 mm (US #1) bamboo
Gauge: 7 stitches and 11 rows per inch
Notes: with a little planning, the Cami Chic makes a lively contrast for the picot edge. Cami Chic has sections of the Verdant color, so the colors serendipitously blend together - more like waves than stripes.

Pattern:
CO 64
Rows 1-6 K in main color (MC == Shady Verdant)
Row 7 K in contrast color (CC == Cami Chic)
Row 8 in CC * YO, K2Tog * repeat to end of row
Row 9 K in CC
remainder of the swatch is knit 3 rows MC, 3 rows CC, finishing with 10 rows MC

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