I had the idea for this colorway and dyed it up but couldn't come up with a name, so I asked the wonderful people in the Purple Lamb Facebook page. The majority mentioned galaxies and nebulae, so I started going through Hubble Space Telescope photos, and they are amazing, but no particular space phenomena looked exactly right. Then I found the image included here, and that in combination with the Hubble photos inspired me to think just how astonishingly beautiful our universe is. Isn't it breathtaking? It could be dull, flat, and colorless, but instead it is a masterpiece!
I dyed this yarn using my Splashed and Speckled method, which means each skein has the same colors but with different placement. This colorway varies from batch to batch more than most, so I recommend buying as much as you think you'll need for your project.
I dyed this yarn on Stained Glass DK, which is an incredibly soft and squishy yarn base made of 100% superwash merino. The thing that makes it wonderful and unique is that about half one ply of the 2-ply yarn is black, so the yarn dyes up looking like leaded stained glass.
Beautiful Universe on Stained Glass DK
246 yards / 3.5 ounces / 2 plies
100% Superwash Merino
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
Beautiful Universe would look great with Burgundy Rose, Renaissance Blue, and Eggplant to name a few.
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