View Full Version : Cables and self-striping?

07-17-2007, 03:57 PM
Hey everyone. I :heart: socks and I'm looking for a new challenge. I have some self-striping sock yarn, but I really want to do this pattern from knitty.com
Do you think that pattern would look okay in self-striping, or would it be too busy?

07-17-2007, 04:04 PM
I think the cables would look better with a solid color. The cables would get lost in the striping.

07-17-2007, 04:28 PM
It depends on the yarn if color change is frequent I would say to try and find another yarn; however, if the color change is gradual or monochromatic I would say give it a try.

07-17-2007, 04:45 PM
I'm working on a cabled sock right now and I would definately use a solid color. Especially on a sock, teeny tiny cables would get lost with different colors. I'm already scared when I put my sock on you won't be able to see the cables I've worked so hard on!
good luck on the sock! post pics please!:heart: