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“Who Broke This?” | semi-solid violet purple speckled yarn | fingering weight merino/nylon

I love me a good semi-solid violet purple speckled yarn and I hope you do too! I mean, just look at those colours dancing and popping together so beautifully.

  • sock/fingering weight
  • repeatable colourway
  • Gaia Sock yarn base: merino/nylon blend (75/25)
  • 425 meters or 464 yards  total


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“Who Broke This?” is a semi-solid violet purple speckled yarn with magenta undertones. If you’re owned by feline overlords, the name of this yarn should be something you’re familiar with… RIP several plant vases and two bed lamps.

It is dyed in my Gaia Sock base, which is a fabulously squishy all-rounder for any type of project asking for sock/fingering weight wool. It’s a merino/nylon blend in 75/25 proportion, making it great for both soft knitted and crocheted jumpers or sturdy socks alike.

This rather lovely semi-solid violet purple speckled yarn is part of the Cattitude Collection and it can be purchased in other yarn bases as well.

The last photo shows this colourway in Kitten Lace, a mohair/silk blend and is not part of this listing’s sale.

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 them for you.

Small-batch dyed yarns

Designer indie-dyed yarns such as this are created in small batches, differences may be expected between dye lots (and, depending on the dyeing techniques used, even within the same batch). Because of this, I advise you purchase 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.

Colour accuracy and this yarn

I’ve done my best to reflect the true colours of this yarn, but bear in mind that if your monitor settings differ from mine, they may show up differently on your end.

I am also referring to “Who Broke This?” as a violet purple yarn instead of just “purple” to differentiate it from red-purple hues. You know, just in case you’re a stickler for that kind of thing was much as I am.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Dimensions4250 cm

magenta, Violet

Fibre Content

superwash, Merino, Nylon

Yarn Base

Gaia Sock – superwash merino/nylon 75/25 4-ply Fingering 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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