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Originally created for the Surprise shipment of the 2013 Miss Babs Knitting Tour, Surpriza features shades of cream, taupe and chocolate, with purple that varies from Concord grape to soft pink.
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.
Hot Shot is a fine and durable merino-nylon blend sock yarn. We love it for its slight sheen, smooth feel, and ability to take color brilliantly. The round 3-ply construction makes textured stitches pop.
Size: 400 yd / 4 oz (365m / 115g) skeins
Content: 80% superwash Merino wool, 20% nylon
Gauge: Fingering weight. 7-9 stitches per inch on US 0-2.
Care Instructions: Machine wash gentle. This yarn should be dried flat for best results.