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Shades of pink hand spun yarn – Merino and Soy blend – 266 yards

Soft yet sturdy, this various-shades-of-pink hand spun yarn is a delight to handle. The merino makes the skein bouncy and the soy adds shine and strength.

All the essential info at a glance:

  • 266 yards/243 meters approximate total length
  • DK to Chunky weight
  • Barber-pole-style colour blend
  • 2-ply structure
  • fibres are 70% Merino and 30% Soy

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Description

Confession time: I’m not the biggest lover of shades of pink… However, this pink hand spun yarn won me over with its various soft colours and oh-so-squishy feel. It’s just so… wonderful.

I hand spun this from wool top from another indie dyer friend of mine and it’s a lovely blend of merino wool and soy (70/30). This blend means the yarn is both very soft but sturdy, and with a lovely bit of shine added in. 

Soy used as spinning fibre is a byproduct of the soybean industry, so you’re helping the planet by giving the discarded hulls of soybeans a new life!

The barber pole effect means the various shades of pink blend in with each other, so your knitted or crocheted (or woven!) project will have a beautifully harmonious colour coordination to it.

With a total of 266 yards in DK to chunky weight, this hand spun gives you plenty to make a small project with, or add it to another yarn to create something larger – with your imagination, this pink yarn will reach new heights of loveliness. Thanks for continuing my handmade journey with your own hands!

The journey of my hand spun yarn is yours, too

A hand spun yarn is that special something with a character that commercial yarns just can’t get close to. Each yard of fibre has passed through my loving spinner hands to become what it is now: a bouncy, squishy and shiny pink skein of yarn waiting for your imagination to turn it into the perfect knitting or crochet project you can be proud of.

When you craft with my hand spun yarn, you are picking up my work and making it your own by continuing the fibre’s journey.

You are a part of this amazing handmade artistry, how lovely is that?

On colour accuracy

Please be aware that the colours shown on this yarn run true on my monitor but can vary on yours depending on your settings.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Dimensions2430 cm
Colour

Rose pink, Pink

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • 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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PACKAGING AND SHIPPING

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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