SAILING AWAY Bulky Handspun Yarn Made of Merino, Bamboo, and Sparkly Angelina

Regular price $33.00

My 12-year-old son originally came up with this beautiful colorway. I've had it available as art batts for awhile but decided to spin some up, and it is luscious! In addition to soft merino wool, there's lots of bamboo fiber, which makes it very silky soft. The colors include several shades of blue as well as bronze and purple and green and just a small amount of a peachy pink to give it a little pop. There's also a lot of sparkly angelina in this colorway.

Name: Sailing Away
Yarn Weight: Bulky Weight
Wraps per Inch: 7
Yards per Pound: 476
Length in Yards: 115
Ounces/Grams: 4 ounces/115 grams
Plies: Singles
Spinning Style: Thick and Thin smooth silky yarn
Contents: 79% merino, 20% bamboo, 1% angelina
Color: Light Blue, Bright Blue, Dark Blue, Purple, Bronze, Forest Green, Spring Green, Gold
Instructions: Wash in cool water by hand and air dry

Each skein of yarn is spun or dyed by me with loving care and contains a label with the yarn facts shown above. Your yarn is wrapped in tissue paper and shipped promptly, making a great presentation if you are giving it as a gift to your favorite fiber artist--even if that happens to be you!
Unless otherwise specified, your yarn will come as a hank, which is basically a large loop. This is the best way to store yarn because there’s no tension being placed on it. Before you begin to use it, however, you will need to wind it into a ball or cake or you will end up with a tangled mess. The best way to do this is with a swift and ball winder. However, you can use the arms of a patient friend or just put your yarn over two dining chairs back to back and wind it into a ball by hand. If you don’t have a swift and you plan to use the yarn fairly soon, I would be happy to wind your yarn into a cake for you at no extra charge. Just mention it in your note to seller when you check out.
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. 

Please consider signing up for my weekly newsletter. You'll find secret sales for subscribers only, interviews with pattern designers, tutorials, and announcement for new product lines. You'll also receive a one-time coupon code worth 15% off your  purchase by email as soon as you sign up.
Happy fiber artistry!