Handdyed Multicolored Yarns

Hand-dyed, multicolored sock yarns are all the rage. Multicolored yarns are fun and interesting to knit with, and can produce different effects depending on how the yarn was dyed, as well as the gauge of the piece. Space-dyed or hand-painted yarns in a few colors are more likely to stripe, produce "pools" of certain colors, or produce zigzags of color than behave evenly.



Yarns more more likely

; dyed with many colors, such as speckles, are ; likely to knit up into a random pattern. The ; colors that are present in the yarn, the less the colors will pool.

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