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Have you heard of planned color pooling?! Many variegated yarns have a repeating sequence of colors. Patterns like this can be created with simple stitches! This is Bernat Softee Chunky yarn in Shadow. With a size H hook, I chained 28 and used the moss stitch. I am amazed and can't wait to experiment more!