Orange is usually associated with halloween, hippie, harvest or highway (you know the weather proof vests worn by highway workers, I salute them). I never see orange-colored clothing at a trendy boutique or squished onto a rack at the local outlet store. This color seems to have built quite a bad rep for itself. But tone it down or mix it up and it turns from a fashion nay to a fashion yea. Enter the cousins – pumpkin, peach, rust,amber.
I chose another close relative – terracotta – to be fashioned into my Mystery Socks. This was a part of Socktoberfest and offered every week as a clue. First clue was the cuff, second the leg, third the heel and so on. Designed by the ingenious Kirsten Kapur, this was a fun sock to knit and breaking the pattern into bits made it a breeze.
This was the end result and I have to say that I love the pattern, the yarn, the color.
TTL Mystery Socks