These odd little beauties are so called because the boy butterflies make a cracking noise as part of their territorial display. And if that doesn’t sound weird enough for you, know that this species actually named the Red Cracker despite being, erm, blue....
This is a luxurious yarn spun from 75% superwash extrafine merino and 25% mulberry silk. It has a beautiful silky sheen and marvellous drape. Around 225 metres per 100g skein. 4-5mm needles. Hand wash only.
This yarn is presented as a skein. If you would like it caked then this adds 24h to the dispatch time and costs £2. You can purchase this service here: