Sock yarn, hand dyed wool, hand painted, yellow, red, green by SpinningStreak A new series of indie dyed sock yarns - not for the faint hearted, but great fun! The base yarn for this is 75% wool and 25% polyamide for strength. This one is a lovely soft, squishy fine knitting yarn, recommended needle size 3mm for socks (see photo against 1 inch measure for accurate gauge). I first dyed the wool in a bath of bright canary yellow, then I hand painted it with touches of plum and mid blue, which on the yellow background have produced individual brick red and dark green speckles (a couple of stitches each). There is plenty here for a pair of adult socks - but, of course, it could be used for many other projects. The last picture was taken before the yarn was re-skeined, to give an idea of the colour blocks.
2 x 50g skeins: totalling 100g and approx.450 yards
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