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"They saw at once that she must be a real princess when she had felt the pea through twenty mattresses and twenty feather beds. Nobody but a real princess could have such a delicate skin."
-The Princess and the Pea
by Hans Christian Andersen

This yarn is soft and luxurious enough for a princess but funky and wild enough for a modern maven! I began by spinning a slightly thick-and-thin single from a fabulous assortment of fibers. These include soft merino and other wools, Angelina, mohair, firestar, bamboo, silk, alpaca, milk fiber, Faux cashmere, and even a little tulle fabric. Then, I plied this delightfully diverse concoction with a strand of metallic silver thread strung with green glass seed beads (peas, if you will). The result? A can't-take-your-hands-off-it yarn that is overflowing with interest and personality.

Approximately 201 yards.
2.8 oz.
8 wpi.
Thread plied.

The Princess and the Pea - Handspun Art Yarn


  • Handmade Supply
  • Materials: wool, angelina, mohair, firestar, bamboo, silk, alpaca, milk fiber, faux cashmere, tulle, beads, metallic thread
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 158 reviews
  • Favorited by: 8 people