This yarn was inspired by one of Monet's Water Lilies paintings. He painted many of them, so I've included a photo of the painting I had in mind.
There are about 12 different colors in these, but the main ones include several shades of blue and green along with chartreuse and a bit of violet.
I dyed this yarn using my Splashed and Speckled method, which means each skein contains the same colors but in different places, making each one unique. I used my Sparkly Merino Sock base this time, which is made of 92% superwash merino and 8% sparkly lurex. It's a lovely base for shawls and cowls and hats.
The last photo shows Monet's painting.
Monet's Water Lilies on Sparkly Merino Sock
409 yards / 4 oz / 4 plies
92% superwash merino / 8% lurex
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.
Monet's Water LIlies would look great with November in My Soul, Nebula, or Starry Night.
I included a hat I knit using Monet's Water Lilies on Wonderful Worsted to give you an idea of how it can work up.
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