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  • adj. Having a variegated colour so as to produce stripes when used to knit small items such as socks or mittens.


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  • Max picked up a set of needles, then took some time selecting yarn from the basket, finally picking out a small ball of self-striping yarn in shades of blue.

    A Stitch Before Dying

  • Ooh, that sounds like fun – I would love to try some of that self-striping sock yarn sometime.

    Polka Dot Cottage: Sticks

  • I still have several balls of variegated sock yarn, but I discovered that I don't like to combine the self-striping yarn with patterned socks.

    Excellent Xmas

  • Was the yarn self-striping, or did you do the striping yourself?

    Sherbie Weather - And She Knits Too!

  • I like self-striping yarn with a short row heel because the stripes tend to line up a bit better.

    Down--and Out?

  • I decided I needed a little lower stress knitting so I started a really basic pair of socks to gift to someone for Christmas--no fancy pattern, just some Knitpics Parade self-striping yarn in plum done up in the most basic way.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Also, you get to use sock yarn, which comes in these amazing self-striping patterns which are really cool.

    readersguide Diary Entry

  • Projects include: easy caps buttoned neck warmer fingerless gloves self-striping mittens and more!

    Fashion World of SL

  • You can immersion dye, hand paint, drip color onto yarn, overdye already colored yarn, make self-striping yarn. Knitting

  • I spent about a half hour going through my sock yarn SABLE (stash acquired beyond life expectancy) to find some self-striping yarn for easy mindless socks to knit while at the 2010

    Major Knitter


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