Flower Boxes is our special 2022 colorway for Babs' birthday. Inspired by the exuberant cascades decorating summertime windows, Flower Boxes begins with a gentle peach base, speckled with bright green, flashes of hot yellow, orange and pink, and cool shades of teal and purple.
You can see all the yarns dyed in this colorway by visiting our Flower Boxes colorway collection.
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!
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.
Yearning is simply a triple-sized skein of our Yet heavy lace weight yarn, perfect for larger projects. Somewhere between a true laceweight and a fingering weight, we think of Yet as a 'rustic' lace yarn, even though it's a sophisticated merino and silk blend. The slightly heavier grist of this yarn means it's easy to work with, especially for newer lace knitters. Yet wears well and continues to look good year after year. Try it in shawls and lightweight sweaters.
Size: 1200 yd / 6.6 oz (1095m / 185g) skeins
Content: 65% Merino wool, 35% Tussah silk
Gauge: Heavy lace weight. 8-10 stitches per inch knit on US 00-1, 8-10 stitches per inch crocheted on US 8-B, variable in lace work.
Care Instructions: Hand wash, dry flat.