My Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Showers lace yarn sold out within 5 minutes on Etsy last week, so I made 2 more. One will go up later today on Etsy, the second to follow when the first sells.
After doing clouds, I needed some rainbows, so here is a full study of the genre! All of these are on my favorite base, a Superwash Merino and Nylon blend sock yarn.
Tropical Rainbow – These started out as pure primaries, allowing mixing in between.
Color Wheel – I used more standard red and blue here, which led to a darker green and purple.
Faded Glory Rainbow – I used the same dye stock as Color Wheel, except now they were murked up a bit, and the base yarn was dyed a pale yellow.
Harvest Rainbow – This one is my favorite, and will be impossible to replicate exactly, as I used the same dye baths as above and the base yarn was a weird pale green color.
Cinnamon Fern – Just for good measure, I threw in this study in greens and browns.
As usual, these hand dyed sock yarns will be listed on Etsy and ThePaintedTiger.
I need some viewer input here……do you like the previews? Would you rather the yarn/fiber actually be available in my shop when I post my Fiber Friday posts? Do you say ‘Wow, I’ve gotta have it’, and then forget to check back on Monday (when the yarns hit ThePaintedTiger.com ?