When I first started using the Stained Glass Sock yarn base, I loved the idea of creating a collection of butterfly colorways using it, and I've finally done it! I am so excited about these colorways!
Here you will find a set of five colorways inspired by beautiful butterfly species that would make an awesome fade altogether. The colorways are:
This listing is for a set with one of each of the five colorways. See below for some pattern suggestions.
I dyed these exclusively on Stained Glass Sock, which is a soft and squishy 2-ply yarn made of 80% superwash merino and 20% nylon. The thing that makes Stained Glass Sock uniquely wonderful is that one ply is made of white wool while the other alternates between black and white, so when I dye the yarn, it looks like leaded stained glass--or in this case the black lines in butterflies' wings. Each 100 gram skein has 400 yards.
Set of Five Skeins:
2000 yards / 17.5 oz / still 2 plies
80% superwash merino / 20% nylon
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry
This set does not come with a pattern, but here are a some knitting pattern possibilities that would look great with it. The links lead to the specific patterns on Ravelry.
*Fading Point by Joji Locatelli
*Saturate by Mara Catherine Bryner
*Mixology by Casapinka
*Fadient Destash Wrap by Xandy Peters
*Mothwings by Larissa Brown
*Inward Wrap by Marsha Healey
If you have crochet pattern suggestions, please let me know.
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