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Pre-Order | Lace weight mohair silk yarn | “Rainbow Connection”

Feast your eyes on this magnificent rainbow in a beloved mohair silk yarn base. This item is a pre-order but my dyeing turnaround times are quick, usually under a week (plus shipping times).

  • Lace weight yarn
  • mohair and silk blend 72/28 percent
  • 420 meters / 459 yards total length
  • lovingly hand dyed neon rainbow


In stock (can be backordered)

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Please note that this is a pre-order item. My turnaround times are usually one week, plus shipping time. Your yarn will look different that the one shown in the photo due to the indie dyed nature of the technique. 

Raise your hand if hand dyed rainbows are your thing!  This super cozy and fluffy mohair silk yarn blend is a neon multicolour feast for your eyes. Most of the colours here will also light up under UV light, fun!

I named it Rainbow Connection as a homage to the song by Kermit the Frog, one my little grown-up heart still loves to this day.

This type of lace weight mohair silk yarn is airy and soft, making it perfect for see-through next-to-skin knitting or crochet projects that keep you warm. Double it with a semi-solid fingering weight yarn and you’ll get my favourite type of cardigan.

I also have this colourway in sock weight, as pictured in the next-to-last photo.

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.

One word on colour accuracy

Colours may show differently on your monitor according to your settings. 

Because designer indie yarns are usually dyed in small batches, differences can occur between them (and often in the same batch). I therefore 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.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Dimensions4200 cm


Fibre Content

kid mohair silk 72/28

Yarn Base

Kitten Lace – kid mohair/silk 72/28 single ply 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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