Hope was a club colorway I created based on the painting by George Watts back at the very beginning of COVID for my yarn and fiber clubs. As we find ourselves yet again--or perhaps still--in so much need of hope, I decided to make this a regular colorway. I have included the painting as one of the photos below.
I used Feather Sock as the yarn base. Feather Sock is made of 85% extra-fine non-superwash merino wool and 15% silk. It's a 2-ply yarn with a lot of yardage. It's great for sweaters, shawls, hats, and more. Just be aware that it should be hand-washed in cold water so it doesn't felt. On the other hand, it's great for weavers and others who want to full their cloth.
Hope by George Watts on Feather Sock
490 yards / 3.5 oz / 2 plies
85% extra-soft non-superwash merino / 15% silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry.
Hope would look great with Freedom Blue.
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