Hand painted graduated peacock dye sock yarn in Baby Alpaca, Silk and Cashmere


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I have a bit of an obsession with peacock feathers. I love the colour, the folklore, the Liberty fabric, the Greek myths and the few I have sitting in my studio. I am always drawn to their colours. I have been experimenting with graduated dyes and of course the first one perfected would have to be my peacock colours!

Each centre pull ball graduates in colour from a soft spring green on the outside through aqua and blues to dark purple in the centre ( or the other way round if you would like to knit from the centre it's entirely up to you) and has been painted by me using an eco friendly acid dye technique onto baby alpaca, silk and cashmere blend yarn. The baby alpaca makes it soft, the silk adds strength and lustre and the cashmere the luxury.

Each ball contains enough yarn to complete a pair of socks up to a large man's size.

Each ball 100g/400m, sock weight 70% baby alpaca, 20% silk 10% cashmere.

Gauge = 28 stitches x36 rows gives a 10cm square in stocking stitch using 3.25mm needles.

Recommended needle size 2.5mm-4mm

The colours on the computer are produced as true as I can make them but please be aware that all monitors show differently

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