Dahlia Slub, merino fingering yarn
Dahlia Slub, merino fingering yarn
Dahlia Slub, merino fingering yarn
Dahlia Slub, merino fingering yarn

Dahlia Slub, merino fingering yarn

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Dahlias represent dignity, inner strength, creativity, change, and standing by your values. I have used a deep red dye that strikes fast with a little softer pink added that has been allowed to spread slightly before fixing. This creates the rich red with a pretty pink “halo” effect.

It is superwash treated 4ply sock weight (fingering, 4ply) yarn with 90% merino wool for softness and warmth and 10% nylon for enhanced durability. It’s wonderfully soft and surprisingly easy to knit with. It is suitable for approximately 2-3mm needles. About 400 metres per 100g skein.

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:

www.mothyandthesquid.com/products/yarn-caking-service

If you are caking it yourself, please use a manual  winder and be gentle as excessive force can break the yarn. Once knitted, it’s natural elasticity protects it perfectly.

You can safely wash this colourway using very mild detergent at 30 degrees in soft water with a near neutral pH. If you boil wash it in hard alkaline water you will have a hot pink mess on your hands! You can neutralise your water with a tiny amount of citric acid or vinegar if need be (this isn’t to fix the dye, it’s already fixed, this is to lower the pH of the water). Don’t worry about making it mildly acidic, that won’t harm the wool.