Butterfly Collection - ZEBRA LONGWING BUTTERFLY Hand-Dyed Yarn on Stained Glass Sock

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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 used a Zebra Longwing butterfly as the inspiration for this colorway. I included a photo of this beautiful butterfly. I dyed it with 2- to 3-inch sections of black followed by a section of white with the black from the yarn all around the skein.

Stained Glass Sock 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 monarch butterflies' wings. Each 100 gram skein has 400 yards.


YARN FACTS
Zebra Longwing Butterfly on Stained Glass Sock
Garden Collection
400 yards / 3.5 oz / 2 plies
80% superwash merino / 20% nylon
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.

YARN PAIRINGS
I have included a number of photos that show Zebra Longwing in combination with other butterfly colorways.

PATTERN SUGGESTIONS
Here are some suggestions for knitting patterns that would look great with five colorways together. 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


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