Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

This shop is taking a short break.

Want to know when they return?

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
Rich, pomegranate red.

Proserpine, the daughter of Zeus and Ceres, was abducted by Dis, lord of the Underworld. Her father Zeus ordered her freed, but before she left, she was tricked into eating 6 pomegranate seeds by Dis. Because no one can eat the food of the dead without being bound forever to the underworld, Proserpine spends 6 months as the wife of Dis and Goddess of the Underworld, and 6 months in the world above.

Afar away the light that brings cold cheer
Unto this wall, - one instant and no more
Admitted at my distant palace-door
Afar the flowers of Enna from this drear
Dire fruit, which, tasted once, must thrall me here.
Afar those skies from this Tartarean grey
That chills me: and afar how far away,
The nights that shall become the days that were.

Afar from mine own self I seem, and wing
Strange ways in thought, and listenfor a sign:
And still some heart unto some soul doth pine,
O, Whose sounds mine inner sense in fain to bring,
Continually together murmuring) —
'Woe me for thee, unhappy Proserpine'.

— Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Base: Rusalka Sock
Content: 50/50 merino silk
Yardage: Approximately 430 yards / 393 meters per skein

Rusalka is a luminous and smooth yarn with great stitch definition. Perfect for shawls and luxury items. Handwash recommended.

Dark Yarns are dyed with professional acid dyes. Please be aware that yarns are hand-dyed and appearance may vary somewhat from skein to skein. I do list skeins separately where there is considerable variation between skeins. Although I take care to photograph yarns accurately, please be aware that colors may vary from monitor to monitor.

This listing is for one skein of yarn. The Dante Gabriel Rossetti painting is in the public domain and is shown for inspiration purposes only.

Proserpine, merino/silk fingering weight yarn


Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Materials: wool, silk
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 77 reviews
  • Favorited by: 9 people