This yarn is part of my artist collection, and it's one of my own favorites. It was inspired by Renoir's portrait, "Mademoiselle Irene Cahen d'Andvers." It was commissioned by the little girl's father. Here's a link to the painting.
The colors are mocha brown, forest green, thyme, ballet pink, a bit of red, a bit of dark blue, and a lot of very light blue with some yarn left white. There's also some lavender where colors combined. Because of the random nature of the colors, it isn't likely to pool. It also means that each skein is unique with the same colors but different placement of each color.
I used my Sparkly Merino Sock base this time, which is made of 92% superwash merino and 8% sparkly lurex. It's a lovely base for shawls and cowls and hats.
Renoir on Sparkly Merino Sock
409 yards / 4 oz / 4 plies
92% superwash merino / 8% lurex
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry
Renoir would look wonderful with Verdigris or Rosy-Fingered Dawn.
MY GIFT TO YOU
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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