Platinum Sock Blank

Platinum Sock Blank

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Wool2DyeFor's  Sock Blanks are knit from their popular sock yarn, Platinum Sock. Knit into a long rectangle of one layer (not double knit, that is), this Sock Blank can be dyed or painted in any method to achieve a result unique to your own aesthetic. The blank unravels from one end easily and the knitter can knit directly from the blank. Or, wind a skein or center-pull ball for a more traditional approach. There is a 'right' end and a 'wrong' end where you will begin the unraveling. The 'right' end will unravel smoothly; the 'wrong' end has a lockstitch at both edges.  Please give the blank a nice long bath in very warm water to loosen the knitted fabric before dyeing. This is the key to being sure that dye saturates the yarn.  A horizontal dye pattern will yield a wider section of color to the final knit fabric. Dyed in vertical oriented patterns, or slanted applications of color will give a more varied appearance to the final knit fabric. It is fascinating to discover how to achieve different effects. Self-striping yarn, for instance, can be a simple process with a little bit of math and a lot of enthusiasm. 463 yds/100 gram blank (10"x42" dry, prox) 75% springy superwash merino / 25% nylon

75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon

4ply yarn

463 yds/100g knitted blank