handspun / saatbrack

pale blue grey
£95.00
COLOURS
 

Saatbrack (sea spray): the luscious long staples of this Bond/Corriedale will ensure a drapey outcome despite the tight ply of the yarn.  

 

The evenly applied indigo dye is reflected off the yarn which itself is slightly thick and thin, with twisty parts within.  A beautiful gentle light blue in colour, this yarn has a slightly crispy handle.

 

This yarn forms part of the collection ‘of a Hoswick Sea’. 

 

A Hoswick Sea is many things.  It’s affected by the weather, the light, the season and of course our own mood.  The tidal movement is comfortingly constant, the sea breathes life into our village.  It dominates our senses especially when it is wild. The Hoswick Sea is our rock, especially in these difficult and uncertain times.

 

Always drawn to dying with indigo vats – I now see that I made subconcious connections between the myriad of colours which emerge from the pigment and the sea. This is my attempt to pay homage to it by honouring it’s everchanging shades of blue.

DETAILS

Handspun and dyed in Shetland by Niela Nell Kalra.

 

COMPOSITION

Bond/Corriedale cross

 

PLY

Two Ply

 

WEIGHT

135g (approx)

 

LENGTH

105m (approx)

 

YARN WEIGHT

Bulky

 

DYE

Fibre dyed after spinning

 

CARE

Handwash cold with a suitable gentle detergent. 

 

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