New Yarn and Fiber in the Shop!

First up, I’d like to share my recent work that I’m pretty excited about.  I love gradients for yarn, but the conventional way of doing them has been dyeing knitted blanks, and I just have not been thrilled with unknitting them and dealing with the kinks.  I’ve figured out a way to dye them that is totally un-kinky, and as a bonus, all 4 in a lot are exactly the same…..so if you want to use several together, that will absolutely work!!  I have three beautiful saturated colors for you, on a new yarn….Sparkle – it’s a 4 ply yarn….3 plies Superwash Merino, and one ply Silver Lurex….for a consistent sparkle that won’t shed.  You can find Jeweled, Out of the Deep, and Periwinkle to Petunia gradient on Sparkle here.

Jeweled Sparkle Gradient
Out of the Deep Sparkle Gradient
Periwinkle to Petunia Sparkle Gradient

I also have quite a collection of fiber for you! In Falkland, there’s Sea Breeze, and Periwinkle to Petunia.
Sea Breeze Falkland
PeriwinkletoPetuniaFalkland

On BFL I have Northern Lights, Evening Haze (in mixed BFL/Silk), and two ends of the spectrum….Elemental in Cool and Warm.

Northern Lights SW BFL
Evening Haze Mixed BFL Silk
Elemental - Cool SW BFL
Elemental - Warm SW BFL

Have you been reading the latest PLY Magazine? If you are interested in trying a down-type wool, I have Cheviot in Winter Berries.
Winter Berries Cheviot

Not a Down breed, but sometimes grouped in, here’s Shetland in First Day of Fall and Autumn’s Breath.
First Day of Fall Shetland
Autumns Breath Shetland

Besides Elemental on BFL, there are a couple of other rainbows….Lollipop on 19 Micron Merino Top, and Tropical Rainbow (Variegated) on Targhee.
Lollipop 19 m Merino
V Tropical Rainbow Targhee

Tiger Eye on Merino/Tencel is pretty and shiny….
Tiger Eye Merino Tencel

Finally, this is Wood Duck on 19 micron Merino.  (Yes, I posed it in a duck shape….quack quack!)
Wood Duck 19m Merino

This week was spent dyeing Club, I’m looking forward to working on some new yarn for you next week! Thank you for stopping by The Painted Tiger!

About ThePaintedTiger

I'm an Indie dyer of yarn and fiber. I love all the colors, but especially green and brown.....and purple, and blue.....
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