Monet is one of my favorite colorways. Wouldn't it make a beautiful shawl or hat? This is a Splashed and Speckled colorway that goes beautifully with many of my tonal yarns too, including Burgundy Rose, Annunciation Blue, Renaissance Blue, Lilac, Eggplant, and Contentment.
The amount and placement of each color will vary somewhat from batch to batch.
I dyed this on my Buttery Soft DK in several layers, and I think I love it even more on this base. The colors look softer, and the texture of the yarn is perfect. The yarn itself is so lovely and soft. It's made of 45% baby alpaca, 45% extra-soft 19.5 micron merino, and 10% silk, and it has great stitch definition.
Please note that this is NOT a superwash yarn.
Monet on Buttery Soft DK
245 yards / 3.5 oz / 2 plies
45% baby alpaca / 45% extra-fine merino / 10% silk
Care: Hand wash in cold water and air dry
Monet would look beautiful with Burgundy Rose, Annunciation Blue, or A Little Princess to name a few.
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.
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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