Imagine camping out under the stars atop a high mountain in summer time. You glance up at the sky and are overtaken by the beauty and wonder of the dark blue sky filled to bursting with starlight. That was the inspiration for this colorway.
I dyed it using an Ikat method, which means that there are short stripes of white on the dark navy background. If you knit with this yarn, you'll get one or two stitches of white amid the darker background, and the white looks a bit like stars.
I dyed it on Splendid Sock, which is fantastic for everything from socks to shawls to sweaters and beyond. It's made of 75% superwash merino and 25% nylon.
Starlight on Splendid Sock
463 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 plies
75% superwash merino / 25% nylon
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
I included a couple photos of a hat I knit up in this colorway using Buttery Soft DK. It should give you an idea of how the colorway will work up, but keep in mind that how it looks will vary a lot depending on the pattern, the yarn base, and even the individual skein.
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