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 Stained Glass Sock, which is a soft and squishy 2-ply yarn made of 100% superwash merino. The thing that makes Stained Glass Sock uniquely wonderful is that one of the two plies goes back and forth between black wool and white wool, so when I dye the yarn, the black sections look like leaded stained glass. Each 100 gram skein has 437 yards.
Bedecked on Stained Glass Sock
437 yards / 3.5 oz / 2 plies
100% superwash merino
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
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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