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May 10, 2017

In the Pink

At one time, I had a fair amount of pink yarn safely ensconced in stash. Some still remains, but as I was casting on a quick pair of mitts destined for the ombres and gradient series, I realized how limited my current options had become.

Naturally, I began to wonder what had happened to all those pink, rose and fuchsia skeins, and this is what I discovered.


ACCESSORIES


Colsie Mitts Rose Gradient, which feature shades ranging from red to medium pink.


Dojeling Blackberry, which looks red in some lights and decidedly pink in others.





AFGHANS


Breidan Baby, which features a strip worked in a muted antique rose.



Breidan Berry, which incorporates a range of medium and bright pinks coupled with berry and plum.




Color Check, which incorporates pinks ranging from pastel to fuchsia.




Drumlin Bright, which includes a strip worked in two shades of pink.




Lucben Rose, which illustrates a gradient moving from pale pink to deep wine.




Tikkyn Rainbow, which has five rosy blocks marching on a diagonal across the front.




Rainbow Vivid, which has flashes of bright fuchsia and magenta.




HEARTH & HOME


Graefen Bright, which incorporates an intense pink for contrast.



Sweet Hearts & Soft Spots, which has been worked in wide range of pinks from pale to saturated.




That's a fairly respectable lineup, and there are even more examples for which I don't have photos. They range from countless charity hats, scarves and blanket squares to coasters, cloths and a lovely rose gradient sweater for my dog, Stella, which I managed to shrink in the wash, so it's long gone.


I've had pink on the brain for one simple reason. Every spring, these wool-silk lace weight and rayon metallic yarns surface on my radar screen, but I have yet to find a suitable project.



Undaunted, I've come up with yet another plan, and if it works, I'll once again be in the pink.

What colors are captivating your attention right now? 



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2 comments:

  1. Lovely assortment! For some reason, I'm obsessed with rainbow color schemes right now :)

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    1. Thanks, Anne. Regarding rainbow schemes, I can totally relate, they're among my favorites, too.

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