Peacock is a rich, deep, and brilliant new colorway I dyed on my Sparkly Merino Sock base. The predominant color is a bright blue, and there are abundant accents in eggplant, chartreuse, teal, kelly green, midnight blue, and sky blue. I also added an abundance of speckles to this one.
My Sparkly Merino Sock base is made of 92% superwash merino and 8% lurex--enough sparkle to really show up but not so much that it compromises the yarn's softness.
I dyed these using my Splashed and Speckled method, which means each skein will have the same colors but different color placement, so each skein will be an adventure to knit or crochet or weave with.
Take a look at the YARN PAIRINGS below for some ideas of yarn to match this one.
The yarn is priced per skein.
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering Weight
Yarn Base: Sparkly Merino Sock
Length in Yards: 409
Ounces/Grams: 4 ounces/115 grams
Contents: 92% superwash merino wool, 8% lurex
Colors: Bright blue, chartreuse, kelly green, eggplant, midnight blue, light blue
Instructions: Machine or hand (preferred) wash on cold. Please air dry.
This yarn would go beautifully with the Mermaid Tail, Eggplant, Nebula, or Margarita, all of which can be found in my Sparkly Merino Sock Collection.
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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