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let's get rolling // rose city rollers


While trudging through the merciless process of buying our first home, I've wanted to knit nothing but row after row of comforting stockinette. Along came Rose City Rollers - an ankle sock with no ribbing a comforting promise: fun socks I could wear almost immediately.

Rose City Rollers is a pattern perfect for new sock knitters. With clear instructions for working on DPNs, this pattern is a revelation for new and experienced knitters alike and it's free on Ravelry. I'm finishing up my first pair using Julianna's Fibre Lucid Dream sock yarn. A great stashbusting pattern, you can use your craziest hand dyed yarns for this quickie pattern. No more languishing neon skeins!

[Photo credits: (from left) kisskisskiddo, maracatherine, socalmaeghan]

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