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.
Crocuses in Snow on So Silky Sock
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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