STORMY WEATHER Soft Bulky Handspun Yarn Made with Merino, Alpaca, and Silk

Regular price $33.00

I spun this soft, elegant yarn from my Stormy Weather art batts. This yarn contains merino wool, silk, alpaca, and enough angelina to make it really sparkle without being gaudy. It's incredibly soft and is already developing a nice halo from the alpaca.

It's a bulky weight yarn at 8 wraps per inch, and I think it would make a wonderful quick hat or fingerless gloves.

The last photo shows what the art batts I spun the yarn from look like.

YARN FACTS
Name: Stormy Weather
Yarn Weight: Bulky Weight
Wraps per Inch:  7
Length in Yards: 118
Ounces/Grams: 3.8 ounces/108 grams
Plies: 1
Spinning Style: thick and thin
Contents: 73% merino top, 10% bamboo, 8% tussah silk, 7% alpaca, 1% angelina, 1% firestar
Colors: Purple, coral, chartreuse, lavender, eggplant, deep blue, deep magenta, copper, gray, gold, and green
Instructions: Wash in cool water by hand and air dry

PROCESS AND PACKAGING
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!
 
HANK OR CAKE
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.
 
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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