Carnevale is a delight. It was inspired by the elegant but playful costumes in Venice at Carnevale. I dyed half of the skein is dyed in my perfect purple colorway and the other half using my Splashed and Speckled method with burgundy rose, contentment, perfect purple, and renaissance blue.
I dyed it on Sparkly Merino Sock, which is made of 92% merino and 8% lurex, which really sparkles, especially on the dark purple portion of these skeins.
The last photo shows a little sample I knit up in the same colorway but using my Sock Perfection yarn base.
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering Weight
Yarn Base: Sparkly Merino Sock
Length in Yards: 409
Ounces/Grams: 4 ounces/115 grams
Contents: 92% superwash merino wool, 8% lurex
Colors: Purple, burgundy rose, contentment, eggplant, and renaissance blue
Instructions: Machine or hand wash on cold. Please air dry.
Carnevale would go beautifully with Burgundy Rose or Contentment.
PROCESS AND PACKAGING
Each skein of yarn is spun or dyed by me with loving care and contains a label with the yarn facts shown above. Your yarn is wrapped in tissue paper and shipped promptly, making a great presentation if you are giving it as a gift to your favorite fiber artist--even if that happens to be you!
Unless otherwise specified, your yarn will come as a hank, which is basically a large loop. This is the best way to store yarn because there’s no tension being placed on it. Before you begin to use it, however, you will need to wind it into a ball or cake or you will end up with a tangled mess. The best way to do this is with a swift and ball winder. However, you can use the arms of a patient friend or just put your yarn over two dining chairs back to back and wind it into a ball by hand. If you don’t have a swift and you plan to use the yarn fairly soon, I would be happy to wind your yarn into a cake for you at no extra charge. Just mention it in your note to seller when you check out.
MY GIFT TO YOU
As a token of my appreciation, I would be happy to include your choice of either a sprig of fresh rosemary from my organic garden or a handmade felt ball infused with essential lavender oil with your order. Both of these smell wonderful and are natural moth deterrents. Just let me know if you would like one and which one you would prefer in the note to seller when you check out.
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