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Sunset Striping Take 2!

Time for my second attempt at making the sunset socks I can see in my head! This time I did the rather time intensive method of making a long self-striping skein using pegs on a board. Once I understood how it worked it wasn't hard, it just takes a while to wind the skein!

Here's the set up yarn. You end up tying lots of little baby skeins. The shortest stretches work out to one round, the chunk on the bottom I wrapped twice so that part is actually four rounds.


I forgot to take any pictures while I was doing the actual dying, but here's the same set-up yarn after it was all dyed.


And all wound up in a nice tidy cake.



The colors are combinations of various Kool-Aid flavors and Wilton's food coloring. (note to self: it's all in the notebook with the dying stuff) The yarn is KP Bare Peruvian Highland Wool


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