Mariposa is a soft neutral gray speckled with purple and blue.
This yarn is speckled: it has a tonal-colored background shade peppered with small dark specks and spots of dye. Each skein is different in terms of speckle distribution and placement. We will do our best to choose multiple skeins that coordinate well.
This colorway is a Babette: every skein and every batch is a bit different, but Babs has a method of recreating these artistic colorways. The photograph is an example of representative skeins from this colorway; the skein you receive may differ somewhat. If you have any questions about the color, please give us a call or email to ask for a photo - we are always happy to describe our current batch for you to make sure it meets your needs!
Big and luxurious, Big Silk combines the bounce and warmth of Merino wool with the shine and drape of cultivated silk. The generous yardage means Big Silk is great for big cowls, shawls, and scarves - one skein is enough for most worsted-weight accessory projects. Big Silk is a web exclusive yarn and does not travel with us to shows.
Size: 540 yd / 8.8 oz (494m / 250g) skeins
Content: 60% Merino wool, 40% cultivated silk
Gauge: Worsted weight. 4-5 stitches per inch knit on US 7-9, 3-4 stitches per inch crocheted on US I-K.
Care Instructions: Hand wash, dry flat.