MALACHITE Hand Dyed Alpaca Sportweight Yarn
Dark jade, malachite,a mysterious forest; these are all apt descriptions of a beautifully dyed yarn. It was first kettle dyed a bright emerald green and then overlaid witha darker spruce green; the final effect is a beautiful tonal green color. At first glance, the yarn looks dark blue-green and then you notice the lighter greens shining through.
The malachite stone is useful for protection. The color green in feng shui signifies money. And if you're Irish, well, wouldn't this yarn make a lovely sweater?
We used our favorite 100% baby alpaca sport weight yarn base for this color way. 291 yards per 3.5 oz. skein.
Kettle dyeing means each skein is unique; no two skeins are exactly alike.
We recommend hand washing and air drying anything you make with this yarn. I can tell you that this is one of the softest yarns I have ever worked with; it works up beautifully, lays flat and has wonderful drape. Knit on a size 5 needle yields 5 stitches and 7 rows per inch. Crochet hook F (using SC) is 3 stitches and 2.5 rows per inch.
*Listed price is for one hank of yarn.