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 this incredibly soft handspun yarn.
Everything in my shop is soft, but this yarn is especially soft thanks to lots of lovely alpaca and bamboo in addition to the merino wool. There's also some lovely sparkle in these.
Name: After the Rain
Yarn Weight: Worsted Weight
Wraps per Inch: 9-11
Length in Yards: 153 yards
Ounces/Grams: 4.1 ounces/117 grams
Spinning Style: Thick and Thin Textured Singles
Contents: 63% merino wool, 20% alpaca, 15% bamboo, 1% firestar, 1% angelina
Colors: Magenta, Fuchsia, Chartreuse, Spring Green, Sky Blue, Gray, Bright Blue, Red, White
Instructions: Wash in cool water by hand and air dry.
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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