CROCUSES IN SNOW Hand-Dyed Yarn on So Silky Sock - Assigned Pooling Colorway

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For several years, I have dyed Crocuses in Snow as a lovely speckled colorway in the early spring. This year, I decided to make a change and make Crocuses in Snow an assigned pooling colorway.

Three quarters of the skein is white with several kinds of purple speckles. The other quarter is a deep purple just like a beautiful crocus flower.

While this colorway can be used for any project, I made it especially with assigned pooling in mind. Assigned pooling is a new technique created by Dawn Barker that uses a skein of yarn with one quarter of the skein dyed one way and three quarters of the skein dyed in a distinctly different color or combination of colors. When you get to the portion that takes one quarter of the skein, you do something different. Take a look at Dawn Barker's beautiful patterns to see what I mean.

I also have a pattern of my own I created just for assigned pooling colorways like this one called The Long Way Round.

I dyed this yarn on So Silky Sock, which is a lusciously soft yarn base made of half silk and half superwash merino. It's great for knitting and crochet, and it's also great for both warp and weft in weaving.

Crocuses in Snow on So Silky Sock
Garden Collection
437 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 Plies
50% Superwash Merino/50% Mulberry Silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry.

Crocuses in Snow would look beautiful with Phantom of the Opera, Purple Delight, Lilac, and Eggplant.

I included a few photos of The Long Way Round that I knit using Crocuses in Snow on Super Sport to give you an idea of how it can work up. It's so much fun to make!

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