Black Knit Lit: A Raisin In The Sun

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What’s better than supporting Black Dyers and Knitters? Reading Black Literature!

A knit kit that honors the book A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and knit socks using the lazy after thought heel method.

A KAL took place on Juneteenth in 2021. We gathered together to read a book and knit together to build community. The zoom has ended but there are a few skeins left to share.


  • A full skein of Good Ole Sock yarn in limited edition color
  • A mini skein of Good Ole Sock in dark chocolate
  • The Rudimentary pattern

MC = One skein Good Ole Sock in color Raisin in the Sun (463 yards, 4 oz)

CC = One mini skein in color Dark Chocolate (93 yards,1 oz) for heels and toes


Foot Measurements

Narrow: 6-7.5 inch circumference

Medium: 7.5 -8.5 inch circumference

Wide: 8.5-9.5 inch circumference

Extra Wide: 9.5-11 inch circumference



Provisional cast-on, After thought heel, Three needle bind off (instructions provided)

ACCESSIBILITY: Pattern has written and video instructions. All video has the option of closed captioning provided by YouTube.

Please use the tag #BlackKnitLit on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter and tag me #AbstractFiber and @Abstractfiber! And share your progress on Ravelry!