While saving money to order yarn for Quadrille, I knit up this Amplitude stocking. It's a pretty quick knit and I really enjoyed the assembly.
The leg is knit first, vertically (flat), with short rows to shape the calf and thigh, then grafted into a tube. Stitches are then picked up for the toe and cuff. Wonderful!
The yarn is Patons Classic Wool in Sesame, Jade Heather, and Paprika. I've been too busy to actually block the stocking, but since it's been finished for about a week I thought I should go ahead and photograph it. It looks so good and was such a blast to knit I think I'll make another with the Sesame and Jade Heather reversed (I had considered making on Amplitude and one Eccentricity).
I did get gauge in stockinette, but no gauge in pattern was listed and mine is a little loose in the leg and cuff (and my thighs are not exactly slender). You can see where the toe draws in---I guess those purl rows really make a difference!
I plan to put detailed notes about the making of this piece on Ravelry, so if you're planning to knit one (or two) check after Thanksgiving to see whether I've done that yet. There are a couple interesting things about the pattern you should know before you start.
But now I have my Quadrille yarn! Alcidina was really quick to ship and I'm looking forward to getting started on my new bodice. Or my only bodice, as it were.
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