Green is for the green grass, Blue, the blue of the sky and the black, the bars that keep them from enjoying it. The male prisoners in our program picked these colors to represent them.
If you are knitting socks with this yarn, use an afterthought heel to keep the black stripes in proper position!
NPR's Kojo Nnamde interview is here: http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2012-01-23/creativity-behind-bars
Shades of Blue, Green and Black.
450 yards of Superwash Merino Sock Yarn.
Size 1-3 US needles
8 sts. per inch
75% Merino Wool
Machine Wash Cold
Lay Flat to Dry
Have any questions? Contact the shop owner.