Beautiful cascades of yarn I’ve over-dyed plum and purple, to Eldest Niece’s specifications, for Autumn sweaters. Jacquard acid dyes : pink dyed over light blue yarn, and then lavendar over heathered grey. The over-dye and the original colors will make a lovely subtle varigation in the stockinette fabric that I just can’t wait to see, and since there are two nieces, there will be Autumn Sweaters (x 2) . Take a look at the other colorway overdyed from the same yarns which I bought a boat load of in a closeout sale. Superwash 100% Merino wool. Drinks in the dye, and exhausts the dyebath so nicely ! But committing to overdyed colors , I have found, is strenuous at times, because there’s no “I’ll just exchange these 5 skeins for another color” sort of thinking. Nooo… I have to make it work, in a sort of determined marriage to the yarn. So far I’ve casted on after switching needle sizes and swatching four times !
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Meanwhile, Classic Socks pair number two continues to grow.
(Yes… more purple.)