ODE TO THE WEST WIND on Quick and Cozy Bulky Yarn

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Ode to the West Wind was inspired by Shelley's poem of the same name.

You can read the whole poem here, but I will include just the first and last stanzas:

O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being,
Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead
Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing....

The trumpet of a prophecy! O Wind,
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?


As I dyed this, I was envisioning a forest covered in the first snow of the year with all the leaves flying wildly about in a strong wind. The white in the yarn represents the snow, and all of the autumn-colored speckles represent the leaves. The speckles include magenta, red, orange, yellow, and several shades of brown.

I dyed it on Quick and Cozy Bulky which is a 3-ply yarn made of 100% superwash merino. It has great stitch definition and wonderful squishiness. It's perfect for when you want something that works up quickly without sacrificing softness.


YARN FACTS
Ode to the West Wind on Quick and Cozy Bulky
Literary Collection
106 yards / 3.5 ounces / 3 plies
100% superwash merino wool
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry

YARN PAIRINGS
Ode to the West Wind would go beautifully with Autumn Leaves.

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