Light Silky – Happy. Hand dyed by Red Elephant Yarn. 100g/262m

£19.00

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Description

Listing for one 100g skein of luxuriously smooth and soft to the touch Peruvian Alpaca/Silk blend. Dyed by hand using permanent, professional techniques.

Colourway – Happy. Soft greens and mauve with golden yellow.

Base – Professionally produced 80% Peruvian Alpaca and 20% Mulberry Silk. It feels soft and gentle against the skin. The fibres are spun to produce a yarn that is fine and strong with a luxurious silky feel.

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Hand Wash in cool water gently and dry away from direct heat.

Approx 262m per 100gm skein. This yarn is halfway between a 4ply and DK.

Recommended Needle Size: 2.5 – 4mm needles
Gauge (stocking stitch): 28sts x 36 rows over 10cm/4 inches
on 3.25mm (US 3) needles

I am a busy Nona, lucky enough to have ‘retired’ and now busier than ever. Dyeing yarn caught my imagination when I was hunting for some thicker sock yarn for my son and found it limited. So I dyed him some and the bug took hold.

I also love making accessories such as shawls and scarves. Only so many a girl needs though! So surplus items will be added to my store.

I’m not looking to make a fortune but any surplus I make will go on special care items for the dogs I foster for a local rescue. A cosy blanket designed for incontinent ex breeding dogs, special harnesses, the right nutrition and basic veterinary care come at a cost. The TLC they desperately need I provide for free.

So I’m hoping my obsession with colours and yarn can go a small way to helping these souls find a new least of life.

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