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A Second Helping of Pi(e) Self-Striping Sock (5) - 80/20 SW Merino/Nylon - Bounce Base


In response to many requests, we're offering a second colorway in our Pi Day striping-pattern!

This second helping of pi(e) features five new pie colors: Blueberry (deep purple stripe); Lemon Meringue (yellow); Cherry (cherry pink); Pumpkin (spiced orange) and Pecan (warm brown).

As with the original Pi Day colorway, the size of the stripes correspond with the order of the digits in pi (3.14159265358979323846....). Where a zero appears in the string of digits, the color of that stripe is skipped, so even the color repetition will be interrupted at times.

The second picture below is a representation of how the first 16 stripes of A Second Helping of Pi(e) may knit up in a sock sized garment.

In order to assure you can begin your project with the first digit, the initial "3," you will find a stitch marker affixed to the Blueberry (deep purple) strand of yarn that begins the pattern.

Warning! If you like your socks to match, this skein is not for you! You will need two skeins in order to make a matching pair.

It is dyed up on our Bounce base, an 80% superwash Merino, 20% nylon yarn, 400 yards, fingering weight., 6.5 - 8 stitches per inch on US 0-2.

Note: Due to the process required for producing this striping pattern, with multiple colors being dyed in close proximity to one another, occasional color bleeds between neighboring colors may be present in this skein. This is an unavoidable element in this colorway and is not a defect.

Recommended care: Though this is a superwash wool and can be machine washed, we recommend hand washing in cool water and then air dry flat.

All of our yarns and fibers are individually hand-dyed using professional grade acid dyes. Colorway names are consistent between yarns/fibers dyed with the same dye colors, however color strengths can (and likely will) vary between skeins and between different bases.

We make every effort to assure the colors in our photos are as accurate as possible, but please note that colors can vary from monitor to monitor.


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