Every woman needs a little black dress, and I think the same may be true for black yarn! Whether you use it on its own for an elegant evening shawl or as part of a larger project, it is sure to look stunning.
This yarn contains lurex sparkle, and the great thing about lurex is that the sparkle shows up even better on yarn that has been dyed a dark color as you can see from the photos.
Name: Little Black Dress
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering Weight
Length in Yards: 409
Ounces/Grams: 4 ounces/115 grams
Rec'd Needle Size: 0-3 US
Rec'd Hook Size: B-1 to E-4
Gauge: 7-8 stitches per inch
Contents: 92% superwash merino wool, 8% lurex
Instructions: Can be washed by hand (preferred) or in washing machine on cold. Please air dry.
Little Black Dress would go beautifully with Murder Mystery.
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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