This yarn was inspired by all the colors of West Fork in autumn. West Fork is one of the best hikes around Sedona with lots of river crossings and gorgeous fall colors.
The colors are eggplant, gold, reddish brown, deep red, green, orange, beige, a bit of yellow, and deep blue for the sky. I included muga silk and bamboo and some fabulous teeswater locks that I left in lock formation as I spun.
This would be beautiful used so many ways, but I love the idea of an open-work cowl.
Name: West Fork in Autumn
Yarn Weight: Super Bulky/Chunky Weight
Wraps per Inch: 4 to 5
Length in Yards: 44
Ounces/Grams: 4 oz/110 grams
Spinning Style: Spun thick and thin with lots of locks
Contents: 64% merino top, 15% bamboo, 5% tussah silk, 5% pulled silk, 5% camel down, 5% teeswater locks, 1% angelina
Colors: Navy, Eggplant, Browns, Yellow, Orange, Mulberry, Gold, Red
Instructions: Wash in cool water by hand and air dry
Each skein of yarn is spun or dyed by me with loving care and contains a label with the yarn facts shown above. Your yarn is wrapped in tissue paper and shipped promptly, making a great presentation if you are giving it as a gift to your favorite fiber artist--even if that happens to be you!
Unless otherwise specified, your yarn will come as a hank, which is basically a large loop. This is the best way to store yarn because there’s no tension being placed on it. Before you begin to use it, however, you will need to wind it into a ball or cake or you will end up with a tangled mess. The best way to do this is with a swift and ball winder. However, you can use the arms of a patient friend or just put your yarn over two dining chairs back to back and wind it into a ball by hand. If you don’t have a swift and you plan to use the yarn fairly soon, I would be happy to wind your yarn into a cake for you at no extra charge. Just mention it in your note to seller when you check out.
As a token of my appreciation, I would be happy to include your choice of either a sprig of fresh rosemary from my organic garden or a handmade felt ball infused with essential lavender oil with your order. Both of these smell wonderful and are natural moth deterrents. Just let me know if you would like one and which one you would prefer in the note to seller when you check out.
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