Ode to the West Wind was inspired by Shelley's poem of the same name.
You can read the whole poem here, but I will include just the first and last stanzas:
As I dyed this, I was envisioning a forest covered in the first snow of the year with all the leaves flying wildly about in a strong wind. The white in the yarn represents the snow, and all of the autumn-colored speckles represent the leaves. The speckles include magenta, red, orange, yellow, and several shades of brown.
I dyed it on Quick and Cozy Bulky which is a 3-ply yarn made of 100% superwash merino. It has great stitch definition and wonderful squishiness. It's perfect for when you want something that works up quickly without sacrificing softness.
MY GIFT TO YOU
Ode to the West Wind on Quick and Cozy Bulky
106 yards / 3.5 ounces / 3 plies
100% superwash merino wool
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry
Ode to the West Wind would go beautifully with Autumn Leaves.
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