When I first started using the Stained Glass Sock yarn base, I loved the idea of creating a collection of colorways using actual butterflies as the inspiration. This listing is for a set of all five current butterfly colorways together as shown in the photo.
From left to right the colorways are:
- Zebra Longwing (Splashed & Speckled Colorway)
- Indian Jezebel (Assigned Pooling Colorway)
- Quino Checkerspot (Splashed & Speckled Colorway)
- Monarch (Tonal Colorway)
- Colorado Hairstreak (Assigned Pooling Colorway)
I designed them to make a great fade project. I have included some knitting pattern suggestions below.
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.
YARN FACTS PER SKEIN
Butterfly Collection on Stained Glass Sock
400 yards / 3.5 oz / 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 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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