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Variegated green hand dyed yarn | Sock and DK weights | “Succulent”

“Succulent” is a multi-shade green hand dyed yarn reminiscent of water-retaining plants. It is an earthy and somewhat masculine colourway that would look stunning in cardigans or hats.

  • hand dyed in Gaia Sock and Gaia DK yarn bases (both 75/25 merino/nylon)
  • different shades of green with hints of yellow and brown here and there
  • Repeatable colour: contact me to order larger quantities and/or in other yarn bases

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Description

Who doesn’t love a beautiful succulent? Inspired by some of my own plants, I created this variegated green colourway with subtle hints of yellow and brown that show through here and there.

I hand dyed “Succulents” in fingering weight and DK weight yarn, and you can see in the photos how the difference in yarn thickness makes each base slightly different but equally beautiful. 

Both yarn bases used to create this hand dyed green hues are a merino and nylon superwash blend in 75/25 proportion. This means they are sturdy yarns that can withstand more wear and tear than other more rustic yarns, and may be machine washed in the delicates cycle.

I think “Succulents” would look absolutely gorgeous as a hand knit jumper and perfect for that person in your life who loves a more masculine, earthy tone. Your other half or yourself, perhaps?

Get out those knitting or crochet needles and get creating some succulent-inspired green loveliness.

A word on repeatable colourways

This is a colourway I can repeat and results will be similar from one dye batch to another, but never exactly the same. This means that colours may pool more on one area of the skein than another, or look a bit different from the colours shown in these photos.

Do take this into consideration if you are placing a custom order for more quantity than I currently have. Different fibres also absorb dyes differently due to their contents and factory processing, so if you want this green hand dyed yarn in another base it may show differently as well. 

Contact me to place a custom order.

Monitor settings and colour accuracy

Please bear in mind that despite colours showing true on my end, your monitor settings may differ from mine.

Additional information

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DimensionsN/A
Yarn Weight

Double Knit (DK), Sock/Fingering

Yarn Base

Gaia DK – superwash merino/nylon 75/25 Double Knit weight, Gaia Sock – superwash merino/nylon 75/25 4-ply Fingering weight

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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