GHOULISH Handdyed Ikat Yarn on Sock Perfection Superwash/Nylon Sock Yarn

Regular price $25.00

Ghoulish is a great yarn for Halloween and then for the rest of autumn as well. I made it Halloween-y enough to wear for Halloween but subtle enough that you could certainly use it as a general fall color.

I used my Ikat dyeing technique and then went back and added some more colors as well. The yarn is predominantly black with accents of yellow, orange, and magenta. This is going to be a blast to knit up.

If you look at the last photo, you can see what a different colorway I dyed using the same method looks like knit up in stockinette.

The yarn is priced per skein.

Name: Ghoulish
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering Weight
Length in Yards: 450
Ounces/Grams: 3.5 ounces/100 grams
Plies: 4
Rec'd Needle Size: 0-3 US
Rec'd Hook Size: B-1 to E-4
Gauge: 8 stitches per inch
Contents: 80% extra-soft superwash merino wool, 20% nylon
Colors: Black, Yellow, Orange, Magenta
Instructions: Can be washed by hand or in washing machine on cold. Please air dry.

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.
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!