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Hand Dyed Yarn "Oh! Aubergine" Purple Plum Brown Grey Black Smoky Speckled Bluefaced Leicester BFL Silk Fingering Sock Superwash 425yds 115g

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BLUEBELLA 80/20: Approximately 115g/425 yards 80/20 superwash Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) wool and silk. This is fingering weight yarn, three plies.

These were kettle-dyed a deep purple and washed with black and brown. Overall they are a very dark smoky purple. There is a small amount of dark brown speckling on them. Though they share the same colours each is unique, please alternate hanks if using more than one in a project.

This BFL is not "smooshy" like Merino. It is a bit rustic, hard-wearing, tends not to pill and softens greatly over time, which makes it ideal for socks (though I like it for just about anything). Blended with silk, it's dense, shiny, crisp and absolutely lovely! Try a lace project with it and you'll be thrilled with the results.

While this is superwash, I recommend hand washing and drying flat to maintain optimum colour and texture.