When I dyed this colorway, I was originally planning on creating a sunset, but then I couldn't decide whether it looked more like a sunrise or a sunset. I asked all of you on Instagram and Facebook what you thought, and it was almost even between the two.
In light of that, I decided to incorporate a song from one of my favorite musicals--Fiddler on the Roof--and name it after that. Introducing Sunrise, Sunset. Many thanks to Rachel who suggested the idea.
The song is sung by the parents at the wedding of their eldest daughter. They are wondering how the years have passed so quickly, and I know that is a sentiment that many of us have felt.
I dyed it on So Silky Sock, which is lusciously soft yarn that is also very strong. It's great for knitting or crocheting anything, and it's also wonderful to use as warp for weaving.
Sunrise, Sunset on So Silky Sock
Splashed & Speckled Colorway
437 yards / 3.5 oz / 4 Plies
50% Superwash Merino/50% Mulberry Silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry.
Sunrise, Sunset would go beautifully with Sunflower and with Burgundy Rose. It would also look stunning with Javert.
I included a couple photos of a hat I knit using Sunrise, Sunset on Buttery Soft DK to give you an idea of how it can work up.
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