Cosette is one of the six different colorways I created using Les Miserables as my inspiration.
Cosette is the daughter of Fantine, whose life goes from one unjust tragedy to the next as she seeks to support her daughter in a world with no mercy. Her daughter is in the care (I use the term loosely) of the wretched Thénardiers who mistreat her, keeping her only for the sake of the money they receive at awful cost from Fantine.
After the death of her mother, Jean Valjean finds and adopts Cosette, and the two of the them make life not only bearable but joyful for one another. Cosette is pure goodness and sweetness.
I dyed her colorway with purple for self-sacrificing love, pink for gentleness, blue for loyalty to both Jean Valjean and Marius, and white for purity.
I dyed each of these colorways on my Cashmere Sock yarn base, which is made of 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon. It's a wonderfully luxurious and soft yarn great for everything from shawls and sweaters to fabulous socks.
The second to last photo shows a little sample I knit up in this colorway.
Cosette on Cashmere Sock
Les Misérables Collection
435 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 plies
80% superwash merino / 10% cashmere / 10% nylon
Hand wash cold and air dry.
Cosette would go beautifully with all the other colorways in the Les Misérables collection. I made them all to work as a fade going from Javert to Bishop Myriel to Marius to Cosette to Eponine to Jean Valjean. They are shown together in that order in the last photo.
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