Hand Dyed Yarn, Merino and Nylon Fingering Weight Sock Yarn Perfect for Socks, Shawls, Other Lightweight Accessories - Chrysocolla

Sold by Seawallfibres
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Preparation takes 3-5 business days
Arrives from Canada
Returns and exchanges accepted
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Made in Digby, Canada

Item details

Chrysocolla is a hydrated copper phyllosilicate mineral with formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x<1)[1] or (Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4·nH2O.[3] The structure of the mineral has been questioned, as spectrographic studies suggest material identified as chrysocolla may be a mixture of the copper hydroxide spertiniite and chalcedony.

Approximately 460 yards/100 grams
75% Superwash Merino wool 25% Nylon, 4 ply fingering weight.
Knit Gauge: 27-32 sts/4in (6.75-8 sts/in)
Needle Size: US 1-3 (2.25-3.25mm)
Crochet Gauge: 21-32 sts/4in (5.25-8 sts/in)
Hook Size: B 1-E 4 (2.25-3.5mm)

Our Quartz sock base is a fingering weight yarn and is a soft, springy yarn that shows stitch definition really well.

Whether you want long lasting socks or a well wearing lightweight cardigan, this is for you! It is available in a variety of colourways.

All our yarn is dyed with professional dyes in a smoke free home studio.

We try to take pictures of our yarn that accurately reflect the colours but monitors may vary in how they display them.

Due to the nature of hand dyed yarn no skeins are identical. If knitting with more than one (1) skein we recommend that you alternate skeins. If you are wanting to make a larger project please send us a message and we will create a listing just for you and dye the quantity you need. All custom orders have a lead time of 4 weeks as they are dyed to order.

Due to the nature of hand dyed yarn there may be some bleeding during the first wash so we do recommend you had wash all handknits in cool water and separately from other items and lay flat to dry.

Our yarns come from a smoke free but pet friendly home. Although my pets are not around where I dye/ store yarn use caution if you have allergies.

Average review
This yarn is so incredibly yummy in person. Add that to quick shipping and amazing customer service, and you've got a very special yarn company!
Jan 24, 2018 by Audrey Bergeron-Morin
Shipped really fast. Great quality.
Aug 15, 2017 by granrobyn
Beautiful yarn with amazing colours. This is my second order from Seawall Fibres and I adore each skein. Shipped quickly and packaged carefully. I will be ordering from this company often.
May 31, 2017 by papercracker
May 8, 2017 by Aiah Rachel Wieder

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
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The following items can't be returned or exchanged
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