Hand dyed sock yarn. This yarn is a variegated light blue, blueish purple, and a bit of magenta. The last two photos show this yarn as part of a fade set available separately. From left to right the colors are: Milky Way, Light-Year, Meteor Shower, Final Frontier, and Deep Space. The sample in the last photo was knit with a US 3 needle. The colors were alternated for a total of 8 rows between color changes to make a smoother fade. This listing is for 1 skein of Staple Sock in the Light-Year colorway only .
Fade set available here - https://www.etsy.com/listing/1211407177/5-skein-sock-yarn-fade-set-sock-yarn
This yarn is a repeatable colorway but due to the nature of hand dyed yarn may vary slightly from what is pictured. Looking for more than what is listed? Send me a convo!
Colorway - Light-Year
Staple Sock Base -
100 grams/3.5 oz
75% Superwash Merino wool/25% Nylon
The yarn base is a 4-ply that is very soft and springy. This yarn is superwash and can be machine washed on gentle, but it is recommended to wash by hand to preserve the life of your garment. One skein is enough for a pair of adult socks or shawlette.
Although I try my best to accurately display colors, all computer monitors do not show colors the same. I use professional acid dyes and soak each dyed item in cold water to rinse out any loose dye that may remain. However, some dye may still bleed when washed, but should not effect the color of the fiber.
All items made in a non-smoking, cat and dog friendly home.
Yarn can be wound into a ball free of charge, just ask in the note to seller
3-5 business days
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1-3 business days for in stock orders
2-3 weeks for dyed to order
If you want your yarn wound into a center pull ball just let me know in the note to seller box.
Even though superwash wool can go into the washing machine without felting, I recommenced hand washing and laying flat to dry to preserve the life of your finished object. Washers and especially dryers can be very hard on clothes! Use a gentle wool wash and cool water since hot water can cause acid dyes to bleed. Any of my yarns with Mohair, Yak, Cashmere or non-superwash wool should definitely be hand washed since they are not superwash and may felt.
After dyeing the yarn I soak all skeins in cold water with a bit of Dharma's Professional Textile Detergent then rinse with cold water to wash out loose dye. However, some dye may still bleed when washed, but should not effect the color of the yarn/fiber.
The detergent I use to rinse dyed yarn is unscented. I have to use vinegar to set the colors when dyeing my Pixie Sock base so there may be a very slight scent which will fade with time and washing. All other yarns use citric acid which is unscented. I very rarely use room spray, perfume, or burn candles in my home and never in the room where my yarn is stored. Please be aware if you have allergies I do have a cat and two dogs in my home.