Two complementary 250g skeins of laceweight mohair yarn, hand-dyed with logwood chips

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This listing is for 2 big 250g skeins of laceweight mohair yarn. The yarn came from Silvermoor Mohair in Somerset and I have hand-dyed the yarn with logwood chips.

I first mordanted the yarn with alum before dyeing one skein at a time with logwood chips. The chips were held in a muslin bag so they didn't get mixed up in the yarn! The first skein dyed is the one with the darkest colour. I was so excited to see this colour emerge from the dye bath - such a rich and vibrant colour from nature! It feels like a very gothic purple to me. The lighter skein in the photographs is the result of dyeing the second skein in the same dye bath, after the first skein, and it therefore dyed to a lighter shade of purple. I think this colour is more like a denim purple.

The yarn is £28 per skein and there is one skein of each colour. Or buy both skeins for £50, giving a saving of £3 per skein.

Please note that although I have rinsed these skeins thoroughly, a small amount of colour may well come out of them in the first wash, due to the intensity of the dye bath.

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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
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