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The waves roared against the sand, but softly as the tide was out quite far. Gulls cried overhead and the sea was just a deeper color of the aqua blue sky. The sun hung high, slipping from center, a yellow sphere that shimmered. Children squealed and ran through the tall, dry, yellow green grass that topped the rounded dunes.
Enjoy Beachy Keen - an irresistably soft handspun yarn in surprisingly beautiful colors.
A turquoise that's nearly sky blue, streaked with sandy tan, sunny yellow, and a bit of green, this colorway is multidimesnsional and very soft. Mo dyed this 100% merino wool combed top using the three kettle method. She used food safe dyes and professional acid dyes, dyeing the braid sky blue and adding brown and yellow. She handspun this thick and thin, single ply yarn on an Ashford Traditional wheel. After spinning, she set the twist and allowed the yarn to bloom. This yarn is lofty and next to skin soft with a 21 micron count.

Straight Up Facts:
Length: Approximately 68 yards
Weight: 2.6 oz
Fiber Content: 100% fine merino wool
Thickness: Thick and thin - this yarn varies between fingering and super bulky
Care: Hand wash cool with mild detergent. Lay flat to dry.
The twist has been set.
This yarn will felt, so wash with care.

Project Ideas:
Adorable plush photography prop hat for a boy - trim it with fabric or denim!
Add shells, ribbon, and pearls for stunning fiber jewelry
Super gorgeous cowl

This yarn is really beautiful with Sunny Days
Sparkling Pear
and Lemon Drop
Amazing with Day Glow
and Spanish Moss
Cute with Lemonade Stand too!
(could you imagine doing twins in these?!?!)

This yarn is ready to ship - the skein in the photographs is the one I'll be sending your way! Mo has worked hard to take accurate photos and edit for spot on color, but your monitor may display the color differently. Please consider the colors approximate.

This skein has been dyed, spun, and stored in a pet free, smoke free home.

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Monica McDonald

Yarn Thick and Thin Turquoise Blue, Tan, Yellow Merino - Beachy Keen - Handspun Hand Dyed Wool


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  • Materials: food safe acid dye, merino wool combed top, jacquard acid dye
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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