Sapphire Dreams contains rich blues, emerald green, lilac, and purple, but the predominant color is definitely blue.
I dyed it on Diamond Silk Sock, which is an incredibly soft and strong luxury yarn base made of 100% mulberry silk. This is a great yarn base for those who are sensitive to wool. It is also tremendous for knitting and crocheting beautiful lacy shawls and for warp or weft as weaving. I would not recommend it by itself for sweaters or socks because silk does not have memory the way wool does.
Sapphire Dreams on Diamond Silk Sock
Splashed & Speckled Colorway
436 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 plies
100% mulberry silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry
Sapphire Dreams would look great with Monet's Water Lilies, Freedom Blue, Lilac, and Contentment.
I included a couple photos of a hat I knit on this colorway on Wonderful Worsted so you can get an idea of how it can work up.
Please take a moment to sign 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 by email as soon as you sign up.
Happy fiber artistry!