I named this colorway Smitten because that was my own reaction to the colorway when I saw it. I hope you feel the same way! The colors include purple, burgundy, several shades of green, gold, copper, and silver.
I dyed it on my Sparkly Merino Sock yarn base, which shows the colors beautifully. I used my Splashed and Speckled method, which means each skein contains the same colors but in different places, making each one unique. Sparkly Merino Sock is a lovely base for shawls and cowls and hats.
Smitten on Sparkly Merino Sock
Splashed & Speckled Colorway
409 yards / 4 oz / 4 plies
92% superwash merino / 8% lurex
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry
Smitten would go beautifully with Forest Green, Eggplant, Burgundy Rose, Lilac, and Sage.
I included a couple photos of a hat I knit up to give you an idea of how the colorway can work up. I used Squoosh DK to make it.
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