DAYDREAM Handspun Yarn and Knit Tam Pattern Kit

Regular price $34.00

The yarn, Daydream, is a soft handspun yarn that I spun at a worsted weight from merino, bamboo, pulled silk, and angelina. 

It comes with a wonderful tam or beret pattern by my friend Ambur Hsaio of Jaguar Moon Studios as well as the handspun yarn to make it. You will receive a paper copy of the knitting pattern when you purchase the yarn.

YARN FACTS
Name: Daydream
Yarn Weight: Worsted Weight
Wraps per Inch: 9-10
Length in Yards: 176
Ounces/Grams: 3.9 ounces/111 grams
Plies: Single
Spinning Style: Thick and thin with variegated blue and teal
Contents: 84% merino, 10% bamboo, 5% pulled silk, and 1% angelina
Colors: Royal Blue, Peacock Blue, Teal, and Multicolored Pulled Silk
Instructions: Wash in cool water by hand and air dry 

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!
 
HANK OR CAKE
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.
 
Happy fiber artistry!

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