Ziggy Stardust was created for the fourth shipment of Martina Behm's 2017 Strickmich! Club. It was a real honor to get to be present at the live unveiling of the Lightning pattern at Martina's cast on event in Damsdorf, Germany, and to introduce this colorway to everyone! Ziggy Stardust features bright, bold colors: the background is primarily shades of green, turquoise, and blue, punctuated with pops of magenta and orange.
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.
Tarte is very sturdy and perfect for socks. Nylon and Tencel add strength and sheen to the superwash Merino in this yarn. It has great yardage for shawlettes as well, and the 4-ply construction will make long lasting fine sweaters.
Size: 500 yd / 4.3 oz (457m / 122g) skeins
Content: 75% superwash Merino wool, 15% Nylon, 10% Tencel.
Gauge: Fingering weight. 7-8 stitches per inch on US 1-3.
Care Instructions: Machine wash on gentle, dry flat.