4ply Sock – Muted Teal & Plum. Handdyed by Red Elephant Yarn. 100g/400m skein.

£16.00

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Description

Listing for one 100g skein of soft but hard wearing Superwash Merino/Nylon 4 ply sock yarn, dyed by hand using permanent, professional techniques.

Colourway – Muted Teal & Plum. Dipped dyed to creates gentle changes in shades of teal then twisted and plunged into a rich plum and finally, glazed with a soft charcoal wash. Will make beautiful socks or shawls and larger items with irregular changes in shades and colour.

Base – Professionally produce superwash merino wool is combined with nylon for a very durable and springy sock yarn, designed for items that will be worn and washed a lot.

This yarn is fantastic for hard wearing socks, gloves and scarfs and lightweight garments.

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Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle. Recommend Hand-washing to help maintain the vibrant hand-dyed colours.

Approx. 400m per 100g skein.

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

No two skeins are exactly the same. Even when hand painted together there will be differences as each skein takes up the colours. Please be aware when purchasing more than one skein and I recommend alternating between skeins on larger items.

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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