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DK weight merino singles yarn | superwash Selene DK | “Rainbow Connection”

  • DK (Double Knit) weight single-ply yarn
  • 100% superwash (non-felting) merino wool
  • 225 meters / 246 yards


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Who doesn’t love a saturated neon rainbow? This superwash (non-felting) merino single-ply yarn is a multicolour feast for your eyes.

DK (double knit) weight yarn is perfect for quicker knitting projects such as jumpers or cardigans. My Selene DK base is squishy and such a joy to work with.

I also have this colourway dyed in my Kitten Lace base (kid mohair/silk blend, as pictured in the last photo with the sock weight base).

Because designer indie-dyed yarns are created in small batches, differences are to be expected between them (and often even in the same batch). Because of this, I advise you buy as many skeins as needed for your project and alternate them to avoid pooling and colour mismatches. Find out more in our Fibre Bases and Info page.

This is a repeatable colourway. If you’d like a larger quantity of skeins, please contact me and I’ll be happy to custom dye it just for you.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Dimensions2250 cm


Fibre Content

Superwash merino

Yarn Base

Selene DK – superwash merino single ply Double Knit weight


  • Keep yarn in a dry room away from direct sunlight. Airtight boxes are recommended. Don’t place anything heavy on top of the skein to avoid squishing it.
  • I recommend adding lavender sachets to the storage container for pest prevention.
  • Hand wash your finished product separately using wool-specific detergents, dry flat. Hand dyed fibres may bleed a little in the first couple of washes.


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Your new skeins will be carefully wrapped in a paper bag and shipped in a fully compostable mailing bag.  

UK shipping is £4 flat rate.

International shipping is £6 flat rate.

Find out more in the delivery and returns section. 

(If you are outside of the UK, I might put your yarn in a vacuum sealed bag to save you shipping costs. Don’t worry, this doesn’t damage the fibre in any way!)

Your best crafting is my goal

I want you to absolutely love your knitting and crochet. I care whether that fab cardigan or pair of socks come to life. Your knitting and crochet needs to be everything you ever dreamed of and I want to help you get there. My yarns,  project bags and stitch markers are all created with your best crafting life in mind.

Hello there, I’m Eleanor and my goal in life is to be a part of your lovely hand crafting journey by dyeing the most fun yarns for your enjoyment.

I’ll do all of this without compromising on quality or my eco values: I source my wool from ethical, local suppliers and I hand dye my fibre using the most planet-friendly techniques at my disposal.

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From my hands to yours: I’d love to see what you create with your fibre!

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