Berlin - Yowza - Babette

Berlin - Yowza - Babette

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I absolutely loved dyeing this yarn! My inspiration photo for this was a set of night pictures of Berlin with all the bright lights of cars, neon, buildings, and all sorts of signs. The colors are sometimes garish and bright, but at the same time magical!  As I painted each set of yarns…and each skein will be different from every other…I was imagining city night lights. I was also hearing the cacophony of horns and cars and street noise, and the smells of walking past different stores and restaurants and street corners. The beauty of the black base underlying the other colors is that it will mute and soften the brightness so that they play nice in the knitting. 

Each skein is unique, just as each person's experience of the same city is unique.

-Babs

 

Yowza! Whatta Skein!

You’ll be saying “Yowza! These skeins are BIG!” too when you see this yarn. Yowza is perfect for sweaters, baby items, and snuggly shawls and wraps. Yowza has a smooth and soft hand that works well for textured stitching. This yarn is often substituted in patterns calling for a DK weight yarn.

Size: 560 yd / 8 oz (512m / 227g) skeins
Content: 100% superwash Merino wool
Gauge: Light worsted weight. 4.5-5.5 stitches per inch on US 6-8.
Care Instructions: Machine wash gentle. This yarn should be dried flat for best results.

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