I dyed this Baby Alpaca/Tussah Silk top in my Misty Mountains colorway, which was inspired by The Hobbit. I designed it to look like mountains seen from a great distance. There are so many different subtle colors in this including lilac, blue, sea foam, burgundy rose, and eggplant.
I dyed it on top made of 50% tussah silk and 50% baby alpaca top. It's wonderfully soft, and the tussah silk adds shine and strength. The undyed alpaca is a light golden brown, which gives the dyed top a wonderfully warm color. One nice thing about this top is it may well work for someone with sensitivities to wool since there is no sheep wool in it.
While it's possible to felt alpaca with some effort, the tussah silk won't felt, so I would recommend using this top to spin but not to felt by itself.
Name: Misty Mountains
Weight: 4 ounces
Contents: 50% tussah silk / 50% baby alpaca
Colors: Blue, Lilac, Sea Foam, Rose, Eggplant
Style: Repeating colorways
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