Eggplant is a highly tonal deep purple yarn with areas of reddish purple that I dyed on a sock-weight yarn base made of soft superwash merino with 8% sparkly lurex. If you enlarge the pictures, the sparkle shows really well just as it does in real life.
This yarn would make a beautiful shawl or cowl or sweater. The colors are both joyful and elegant at the same time. The third and fourth photos show one skein that has been reskeined along with the ones that haven't been reskeined after dyeing so you can get a better feel for how it will look in a finished project.
The yarn is priced per skein.
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering Weight
Length in Yards: 409
Ounces/Grams: 4 ounces/115 grams
Contents: 92% superwash merino wool, 8% lurex
Instructions: Can be washed by hand (preferred) or in washing machine on cold. Please air dry.
The last photo shows Eggplant with Mithril (the gray yarn) and with Kristin Lavransdatter., which is the one in the middle.
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.