WEST FORK IN AUTUMN on Sparkly Merino Sock Yarn

Regular price $27.00

If you ever visit Sedona, be sure to hike West Fork just to the north. It's a hidden gem of a forest in the midst of the desert full of flowing water and huge rocks and beautiful shades of green. In the fall, it's even more beautiful with all the autumn colors. We hiked it when the colors were changing. There's red, mulberry, orange, yellow, pine green, midnight blue, eggplant, teal green, beige, reddish brown, and gold, and I used all those colors to make this yarn.

I dyed it using my splashed and speckled method, which means every skein will be different--same colors but different placement of those colors.

The last photo shows a little sample I knit up from this yarn.

The yarn is priced per skein.

YARN FACTS
West Fork in Autumn on Sparkly Merino Sock
409 yards / 4 oz / 4 plies
92% superwash merino / 8% lurex
Care: Machine or hand wash cold and air dry.

YARN PAIRINGS
West Fork in Autumn would go beautifully with Eggplant or Forest Green.
 
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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