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Introducing Isotope, our 6 ply European fine-gauge fingering/heavy lace yarn, in a luxuriously lofty superwash merino. With a generous put-up of 750 yards per 150 gram skein, one skein is enough for a shawl, and two might even be enough for a sweater.

During the wanderings of Odysseus, we learn how Penelope remains at home, unwavering in her patience, faith and constancy. But it’s a mistake to equate constancy with changelessness. To endure the endless siege of loutish suitors, Penelope required daily metamorphoses. Unless she adapted, she could not have survived; unless she, like the ocean itself, curled and swelled beyond her circumstances, they would have enveloped her. As you progress through your next project, remember that the calm in the center needs to be cushioned inside a spiral of transformation. Let the changes change you.

These skeins of 100% superwash merino are as squishy as they are sturdy. They have been kettle-dyed with luminous teals, streaked with iridescent dark saturated cold mallard greens and midnight blues. On this base, Penelope is at the greenest edge of its range, where it offers some of the greatest tonal depth and saturation available to this colorway. Given the nature of hand-dyed yarns, these skeins are well-matched but not exactly identical, so we recommend alternating between skeins should your project require more than one. This is a repeatable colorway-- feel free to contact me with a custom order request should you require additional quantities for your project.

Collection: Isotope
100% Superwash Merino
6-ply Light Fingering/ Heavy Lace
150g/ 5.3oz
US #0 - 6 needles
Crochet Hook: A0-G6
Machine or handwash wash cold, dry flat

Dyed with professional acid dyes and heat-set to guarantee washfast colors.

Isotope 6-Ply Heavy Lace Superwash Merino Hand Dyed 750yds Yarn "Penelope"


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  • Materials: yarn, yarns, washfast acid dyes, merino, superwash merino, wool, superwash, lace, fingering, 750 yards, 150 grams, 6 ply, Euro
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