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:
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 Sock Perfection, which is perfect for everything from socks to shawls to sweaters and beyond. It's made of extra-soft superwash merino and nylon.
Ode to the West Wind on Sock Perfection
450 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 plies
80% extra-soft superwash merino / 20% nylon
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
Ode to the West Wind would look great with Jackson Pollock, Cherries Jubilee, Chocolate, and Eggplant.
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