I had the idea for this colorway and dyed it up but couldn't come up with a name, so I asked the wonderful people in the Purple Lamb Facebook page. The majority mentioned galaxies and nebulae, so I started going through Hubble Space Telescope photos, and they are amazing, but no particular space phenomena looked exactly right. Then I found the image included here, and that in combination with the Hubble photos inspired me to think just how astonishingly beautiful our universe is. Isn't it breathtaking? It could be dull, flat, and colorless, but instead it is a masterpiece!
I dyed this yarn on Squoosh DK using my Splashed and Speckled method, which means each skein has the same colors but in different places.
Beautiful Universe on Squoosh DK
250 / 4 ounces / 4 plies
100% Extra-Fine Superwash Merino
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
Beautiful Universe would look wonderful with Annunciation Blue, Little Black Dress, No Shrinking Violet, or Perfect Purple.
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