This yarn was inspired by Sara Crewe, the main character in the wonderful children's classic, A Little Princess. In spite of her own deep sorrow and hardship, she manages to bring joy to those around her. This colorway is dedicated to all who have managed to do the same in spite of--or perhaps in light of--their own sorrow.
The yarn contains several shades of moody blues and mournful violets as well as some more cheerful burgundy rose.
I dyed this yarn on Squoosh DK yarn base using my Splashed and Speckled method, which means each skein contains the same colors but in different places, making each one unique.
I included two photos showing a sample I knit using this yarn. I found size 5 needles to be just right.
A Little Princess on Squoosh DK
250 yards / 4 ounces / 4 plies
100% Extra-Fine Superwash Merino
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
From left to right, the last photo shows Kristin Lavransdatter, Burgundy Rose, La Bohème, Perfect Purple, and A Little Princess.
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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