"What a charming thing for young people this is, Mr. Darcy! There is nothing like dancing after all. I consider it as one of the first refinements of polished societies."
- Sir William Lucas of Pride and Prejudice
These luxury art batts reminded me so very much of the dance at the assembly room--the first of many dances in Pride and Prejudice.
They will be a delight to spin or felt. They are made of merino wool, muga silk, bamboo, alpaca, and a bit of shimmery firestar--all soft, lovely fibers for something to wear next to your skin.
I think these batts would make a gorgeous shawl, whether knit, crocheted, woven or felted. The last photo shows some 2-ply yarn I spun from 2 of these art batts.
Name: English Country Dance
Weight: 2 ounces
Contents: 70% merino top, 10% muga silk, 10% bamboo, 10% alpaca
Colors: Magenta, rose, spring green, peach, bronze, silver, gold
Carding Style: Layers of thin stripes carded once
Uses: Spinning or Felting (80% feltable fibers)
Please allow 1 week for me to make these for you when you order them.
You can choose whether you would like sparkle in your art batts or not. If you choose sparkle, I will include sparkly Angelina and/or firestar that will coordinate best with the colors.
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