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Pink lace yarn | merino silk blend | Strawberry Blush

Strawberry Blush is a delightful hand dyed pink lace yarn in a lush Merino wool and silk blend, just the ticket for knitting that dramatic shawl pattern you’ve been meaning to start.

  • Lace weight yarn
  • merino and silk blend (80/20)
  • 1200 meters / 1312 yards
  • hand dyed in a repeatable semi solid pink colourway


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If you love knitting or crocheting with luxuriant lace weight yarn, this merino and silk blend base is for you. As an avid shawl knitter myself, I can tell you this pink lace yarn is a delight to work with.

Strawberry Blush is a flirty semi-solid pink with just a hint of purple. It is hand dyed in my Ariadne base (80/20 merino silk blend) which has a whopping 1200 meters of length. That is enough for a big and lush hand knit shawl!

I also have this yarn base available in other colours. Check out this lovely sunny yellow skein.

This is a repeatable colourway. If you’d like to purchase more skeins in the same dye batch, please contact me and I’ll be happy to custom dye them for you.

The nature of small batch hand dyed yarns

Since my yarns are created in small batches, differences are to be expected between each one (and sometimes 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. Contact me if you’d like multiples of this colourway.

Find out more in our Fibre Bases and Info page.

Colour accuracy disclaimer

I have done my best to convey the true colours of this yarn, but bear in mind your monitor settings might differ from mine.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Dimensions12000 cm


Fibre Content

Merino, Silk

Yarn Base

Ariadne Lace – merino/silk 80/20 lace 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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