The inspiration for this colorway came from the beautiful purple irises in our next-door-neighbor's yard. Almost half the skein is dyed a deep rich eggplant. The other colors are soft lilac, daffodil yellow, and spring green. I then lightly speckled over the lighter colors with a darker purple.
I dyed this on my So Silky Sock Base made of 50% superwash merino and 50% silk. This is so lusciously soft!
Purple Iris on So Silky Sock
437 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 plies
50% superwash merino / 50% mulberry silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry.
Purple Iris would look great with Eggplant, Aubergine, Sunflower, Lilac, and Chartreuse.
I included two photos of a hat I knit using Purple Iris on Wonderful Worsted to give you an idea of how it can work up. Keep in mind that this will vary depending on your pattern and many other factors.
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