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Knit Lit – Where the Wild Things Are Socks

The only thing better than knitting or reading a book is knitting with yarn inspired by a book.  And so it went with my March socks.  The yarn is Canon Hand Dyes’s Let the Wild Rumpus Start on Charles Self Striping. 

As the colorway suggests, the yarn was inspired by Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are. 

Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are (Source: Google Images)

I cast these on in the middle of the month, but I enjoyed the six striping colorway so much that these were knit in about a week. 

This yarn was a destash purchase and it came with a mini skein of black for the heels and toes.  But I chose to use a silver mini for less contrast.  I feel like I say this all the time but I LOVE THESE SOCKS! 

The turquoise, blue-greens, browns, and greys are colors I wear often.  So this pair will be sock drawer staple. 


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