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Carnaval - Hand Spun Yarn

Carnaval - Hand Spun Yarn

Regular price $20.50 USD
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- Worsted weight, 2 ply, 10 WPI -> What's WPI? Click HERE

*Swatch pictured is knitted on Size 5 needles*

- 100% Hand Dyed (by me!) Superwash Merino Wool

- 4 skeins available - 1 at 100 yards, 3 at 110 yards. Choose your length at checkout.


- This is a One of a Kind, Variegated Hand-spun yarn created by me with great love and attention to detail on my Louet S15 spinning wheel.

- When worked up, each skein will self stripe through multiple shades of Blue, Purple, Green, Orange, Red, Yellow, and Pink. The stripes of color are fairly short in length, and are very heathered which makes a delightful complexity of color depth in your finished project.
- This yarn is perfect for adding excitement to your own unique crocheting, weaving or knitting creations! 

What Can I Make With This Yarn?

Each skein of my Hand Spun Yarn is enough to make a Beret or Fingerless mitts*. Two skeins are enough for a Hat, Gloves, or Cowl*. Three or more are enough for a Shawl, Scarf, or mixed with your favorite solid color yarn, a Sweater*!

Hand Spun is great for making Shawls, Gloves, Hats, Scarves, and Socks. My Hand spun works particularly well as the yoke of a color-work sweater, or in the Nightshift Shawl Pattern.

*This estimate is dependent upon the pattern you choose.

Fiber Content Properties

The Superwash Merino wool is beautifully soft and warm, and due to the super washing process, it doesn't felt!

This gives it more durability during wearing and cleaning.

This yarn will be a joy to work with, (and to wear.)

How Was This Yarn Made?

To create this Yarn:

  • I Hand dyed some Superwash Merino Wool using a Hand Painting technique.
  • I then spun half the wool in large chunks, and the other half into small pieces so when plied together, the colors mix together in new and exciting ways throughout the skein.

The finished yarn was inspired by the vibrant and varied colorplay at Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro!

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