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Ruby Throat - Ombre Hand Spun Yarn

Ruby Throat - Ombre Hand Spun Yarn

Regular price $21.00 USD
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- DK weight yarn, 2 ply, 11 WPI -> What's WPI? Click HERE

*Swatch pictured is knitted on Size 5 needles*

- 62% Super Soft, Hand Dyed Merino Wool, 38% Hand Dyed Tencel (an eco-friendly plant fiber)

- Only 2 skeins left - 1 at 106 yards, and 1 at 110 yards.  Choose your length at checkout.


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

- This is a Gradient Skein: When worked up, each skein will start with Dark Grey, then move through Light Grey, Lime Green, Olive Green, Maroon, and then Bright Peach before moving back through the gradient and finishing the skein with Dark Grey again. The stripes of color are long and heathered, with lovely silk and Bamboo accents; 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 Merino wool is beautifully soft, warm, and moisture wicking.
  • The Tencel (a silky eco-friendly plant fiber) adds durability, shine, and a gorgeous drape.

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

How Was This Yarn Made?

To create this Yarn:

  • I spun up a beautiful Merino/Tencel braid Hand Dyed by Inglenook Fibers.
  • I then paired it with companion Rolags I made on my Blending Board combining 8 accent colors of Merino wool with some Tencel for shine.
  • I spun both up and plied them together careful to maintain the gradient.

The finished yarn was inspired by the gorgeous color play of neutrals and bright accent colors found in the Ruby Throat Hummingbird!

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