THE WINEDARK SEA on Squoosh DK

Regular price $27.00

Mentes I'm called, son of the veteran
Ankhialos; I rule seafaring Taphos.
I came by ship, with a ship's company,
sailing on the winedark sea for ports of call on alien shores....
--Athena, The Odyssey by Homer

This yarn was inspired by a really intriguing phrase from Homer's Odyssey. Apparently the ancient Greeks had no name or concept for the color blue. While pondering the idea for this colorway, a friend mentioned that on a recent trip to Greece, she noticed burgundy hues in the sea while aboard a sailboat.

I just dyed it on Squoosh DK, which is a lovely soft and squishy yarn made of extra-soft superwash merino.

YARN FACTS
The Winedark Sea on Squoosh DK
250 yards / 4 ounces / 4 plies
100% Extra-Fine Superwash Merino
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.

YARN SWATCH
I included a small swatch I knit up using this colorway on Sparkly Merino Sock. 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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