I’ve been slogging through the Ravelry pattern library to find patterns suited for the yarns I carry in my Etsy shop. When you have a colorful, one-of-a-kind skein, it’s best to work it up in a pattern that A) uses up a healthy portion of the yardage and B) has stitch work that doesn’t get lost in the color changes (or pools). I’m going to share some of my finds (and feel free to suggests some of your own).
Uber Sock now has even more yardage, going from 460 yards to 500 yards per skein now. You’ve got even more options than before, but here’s just a few of my favorites:
Simple Yet Effective Shawl
Organic Merino and Extra Fine Merino (fingering weight yarns)
This yarn is relatively new at an amazing price. With 400 yards per skein, you still have plenty of patterns to choose from.
Ribbon-tied Wool Vest
Organic Merino and Extra Fine Merino (DK weight yarns)
Again, these are new and each has 400 yards per skein for quick socks, shawls, etc etc etc.
Forest Canopy Shawl
Child’s Placket-Neck Pullover
This yarn comes in 110 yards per skein. I try to dye at least two identical skeins, but sometimes there are singles. You can knit them alone or combine them together to make a vibrant, super smooshy project.
Trinity Stitch Hat
Plain or Flowery Slippers
Dolores Park Cowl
There’s plenty more where those came from and I’m tossing around a few design ideas for the bulky alpaca yarn. I’ll dedicate my next post to crochet projects. You can find me at the Savannah Market Bazaar (at the Robinson parking garage on Montgomery and York Streets), again, this Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Come say hello!