Named for Ansel Adams’ iconic black and white photography style. Black dots and dashes appear over the natural undyed cream of the yarn. Sometimes Ansel has lots of black, sometimes very little. For a bolder black and white effect, choose Graphic.
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. This colorway can be highly variable, so feel free to give us a call for a current description of what we have, or if you have any questions about the color.
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 on US 7-9.
Care Instructions: Hand wash, dry flat.