Toning sock yarn

I want to knit these socks some time soon. I need two skeins of sock yarn, on the heavy side – the pattern asks for Socks That Fit sock yarn (100% wool) 350 yds/320 m per 100 g/3.5 oz. Natalie’s Merino yarn, Hug, looks about spot on, if I ever manage to score some before it all sells out…

Ideally I would like two toning yarns, both of them slightly shaded. I’d like subtlety rather than stark contrasts.

So, anybody know of a yarn that meets my requirements? Please tell!

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It’s a reasonable day today and thus we have the back doors standing open. This means that Chloé can come and go as she pleases (she refuses to use the cat flaps and expects us to give her ingress and egress via the sitting room window). We were taking a coffee break in between sorting out the van, when we heard a strange Chloé-type noise. I did not like it. I wondered if she hadContinue readingThanks!

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

It has been a busy day, not much time for anything. We walked the dog this morning but I took no photographs until I decided to take a few potshots in the village on our way back.

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