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 choose both and 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 used Feather Sock as the yarn base. Feather Sock is made of 85% extra-fine non-superwash merino wool and 15% silk. It's a 2-ply yarn with a lot of yardage. It's great for sweaters, shawls, hats, and more. Just be aware that it should be hand-washed in cold water so it doesn't felt. On the other hand, it's great for weavers and others who want to full their cloth.
Sunrise, Sunset on Feather Sock
Splashed & Speckled Colorway
490 yards / 3.5 oz / 2 plies
85% extra-soft non-superwash merino / 15% silk
Care: Hand wash cold and air dry.
Sunrise, Sunset would look great with Burgundy Rose or Sunflower.
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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