Lemon Difficult

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By Kate A
Lemon Difficult
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Admit it. You’ve got one in your stash. That skein of one-of-a-kind limited-edition crazy-variegated sock yarn that you just couldn’t resist? The one with all the colours and the fast changes and the overall craziness? The one from the charming little indie dyer at the fiber festival? The one in the sale bin at the yarn shop with the hilarious name? The one you created by accident in a misguided home dying experiment?

Yeah, that one. This pattern is for that one.

I adore these yarns, but they can be difficult to use. Very Difficult. In socks, they create busy stripes that are messy and muddled. They resist lace patterns, and in garter they pool and create strange collisions.

Adding another colour calms things down a little, and using the crazy colour as the background to a two-colour brioche rib creates spectacular shadow and relief effects.

This pattern creates a slightly asymmetrical triangle shawl that’s smooshy and warm and easy to wear. Depending on how crazy th

Kate Atherley
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