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:
I used my Sparkly Merino Sock base, which is made of 92% superwash merino and 8% sparkly lurex. It's a lovely base for shawls and cowls and hats.
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.
Ode to the West Wind on Sparkly Merino Sock
409 yards / 4 oz / 4 plies
92% superwash merino / 8% lurex
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry
Ode to the West Wind would look great with Chocolate, Forest Floor, Autumn Leaves, Aubergine, Eggplant, and Ochre.
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