MARY CASSATT Hand-Dyed So Silky Sock-Weight Yarn

Regular price $29.00

This yarn is part of my artist collection. It was inspired by Mary Cassatt's painting, "Young Woman in a Green Dress." Here's a link to the painting.  I dyed it on my So Silky Sock Base made of 50% superwash merino and 50% silk. This is so lusciously soft!

The colors are random "splashes" and speckles of blue, teal green, and a bit of gold with some yarn left white. Because of the random nature of the colors, it isn't likely to pool. It also means that each skein is unique with the same colors but different placement of each color.

YARN FACTS
Name: Mary Cassatt
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering Weight
Length in Yards: 437
Ounces/Grams: 3.5 ounces/100 grams
Plies: 4
Contents: 50% superwash merino wool, 50% silk
Colors: White, Blue, Teal Green, and Gold
Yarn Base: So Silky Sock Yarn
Instructions: Wash by hand in cool water and lay flat to dry.

YARN PAIRINGS
This yarn would go well with Van Gogh. 

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.

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