ODE TO THE WEST WIND on So Silky Sock

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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:

O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being, 
Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead 
Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing....


The trumpet of a prophecy! O Wind, 
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?


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 So Silky Sock, which is a lusciously soft yarn made of half silk and half superwash merino.

YARN FACTS
Ode to the West Wind on So Silky Sock
Literary Collection
437 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 Plies
50% Superwash Merino/50% Mulberry Silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry.

YARN PAIRINGS
Ode to the West Wind would look great with Jackson Pollock and Autumn Leaves as shown in the last photo.

MY GIFT TO YOU
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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