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Le Bruit des Aiguilles – Self-Striping Sock Yarn
If you are fond of sock knitting, you are a step away from your next yarn craving! Indeed, how can one resist to the self-striping yarn lovingly hand-dyed by Ana, the dyer behing Le Bruit des Aiguilles*?
If you are a bit like us, you have trouble resisting to the call of striped sock knitting. It must be said that it is one of the quickest and more rewarding project, this in spite of the size of the needles involved! You know the drill… Oh, this colour is soooo pretty, let’s see what’s next… Well, just one more stripe and I put it down… And you are right at the heel turn without even realizing it!
Made of superwash merino and nylon, the base chosen by Ana to dye this yarn is soft, warm and very resistant. It is indeed the perfect blend to knit socks that are both pleasant to wear and long-lasting. And with its modern colour palette and original colour associations, you will not be able to resist the urge to collect them 😉
What you need to know about this yarn:
- Weight: fingering
- Composition: 85% superwash merino wool, 15% nylon
- 400 meters / 100 grams per skein
- Available in 6 colour palettes, all hand-dyed by Ana, the dyer behind Le Bruit des Aiguilles
- Needles: 2.5 to 3.5 mm
- Gauge: 24 to 32 stitches = 10 cm depending on the size of needles you knit with and the fabric you aim at
- Handwash with a delicate wool wash to take good care of the colours
Le Bruit des Aiguilles offers a classical sock yarn but with beautiful actual colours… The kind you want to knit as soon as you receive it!
Ready to fall for the attracting colours, yet you have never dared to knit socks? No stress, Suzette is here to help you! With its detailed step-by-step, specifically designed for beginners, she will take you by the hand and guide you all the way. You will jump right in the sock knitting pool… But we cannot be considered responsible if you come outside of it completely addicted!
And if you are not familiar with the look of self-striping yarn, the Ravelry page of this yarn will give you a good idea of what it looks like once knitted!
*”Le bruit des aiguilles” means “The sound of needles” in French.