I dyed Bedecked using a new dye technique, and when I finished dyeing it, my first thought was that it looked like all the beautiful gems like amethysts, rubies, sapphires, so I decided to name it Bedecked, thinking of the phrase, "Like a bride bedecked with her jewels" from Isaiah. That got me thinking of the glorious wedding between Arwen and Aragorn near the end of The Lord of the Rings, so there's a lot of imagery behind this colorway.
I created this colorway by dyeing most of the skein eggplant but leaving a section in the middle undyed and then filling it in with Burgundy Rose, Turquoise, Renaissance Blue, Lilac, and No Shrinking Violet.
I dyed it on my Sock Perfection yarn base, which is made of 80% superwash merino and 20% nylon--perfect for anything including socks.
Bedecked on Sock Perfection
450 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 plies
80% extra-soft superwash merino wool / 20% nylon
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
Bedecked would look lovely with Burgundy Rose, Turquoise, Renaissance Blue, and Lilac. It would also go well with Beautiful Universe or Party Like It's 2021.
The last two photos show a hat I knit from Bedecked on Wonderful Worsted to give you an idea of how it can work up.
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