Imagine the sun coming out right after a big rain storm. The gray sky is still off in the distance, but the sunshine is making everything sparkle with fresh color. That was my inspiration for After the Rain. The colors include blue, lilac, green, burgundy rose, fuchsia, seafoam, and chartreuse.
I dyed it on a blend made of 70% Shetland and 30% Tussah Silk. Shetland wool is a great wool for beginners because it has a longer staple length. It has wonderful springiness too. With an average micron count of about 25, it is still fairly soft. The other 30% is made of Tussah Silk to add some additional softness.
If you would like a spindle to go with your hand-dyed top, you can find one in the Tools and Equipment section of my shop.
Name: After the Rain
Weight: 4 ounces
Contents: 70% Shetland / 30% Tussah Silk
Colors: Blue, Lilac, Green, Rose, Fuchsia, Seafoam, Chartreuse
Style: Repeating colorway
Uses: Spinning or Felting
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Also, as a token of my appreciation, I would be happy to include a handmade felt ball infused with essential lavender oil with your order. Just let me know if you would like one in the note to seller when you check out.
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