New to Spencer Hill's lineup, Meg (named for the main character of Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle In Time") is 100% organic 3-ply sport-weight wool. Amazingly soft and very smooth, without sacrificing structure, it knits up well for any kind of colorwork you're interested in.
Colors from left to right:
If I Only Had A Brain, Under The Sea;
Bleeding Heart, Good Day Sunshine;
Natural dye materials used may include (depending on the color) lac, madder, cochineal, logwood purple, weld, osage orange, quercitron, fustic, indigo, Saxon blue extract (indigo cooked with sulfuric acid), logwood grey, and chestnut. I mordant with alum and cream of tartar, and may also use chalk, ammonia, vinegar, or extremely small amounts of tin (only occasionally in red dyes).
Every effort is made to represent colors as accurately as possible. Click on the thumbnails for a larger view.
Approximately 166 yds/50 g
US size 4/3.5 mm
Gentle handwash in cool water and wool wash, then drying flat to preserve the beauty of the natural dye material. Please refer to the "Yarn Care & Knotty Problems" page for additional care information.
- If I only had a brain - 2 in stock
- Under the Sea - 2 in stock
- Tutu - 4 in stock
- Wineglass - 3 in stock
- Bleeding Heart - 4 in stock
- Good Day Sunshine - 2 in stock
- 12-BarBlues - 4 in stock