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Painted Desert Superwash

This soft wool is machine washable & dryable and features a long repeat in the color sequence, as you can see from the shawl. Very nice hand and drape. Each 100 gm ball has 437 yards and is recommended knit at 7.8-8 sts/inch (fingering weight) on a US 1-3.

But for a shawl as the ones shown here (patterns free with the yarn purchase), it can also be knit on a larger needle for a more open gauge (these shawsl are knit at about 5 sts/inch on US 6).

The simple triangular shawl shown in blue takes 1 skein and the shawl shown in earth tones, which has a lacy border and delicate cable in it and is larger, uses 2 balls.

Patterns sent free when you order the yarn.

 

Price: $ 14.99

 

 

Teal, denim

Blue Violet

teal, grasses

aster, carribean blues

These three are more "tonal" than "variegated" so the color changes are very subtle

periwinkle, berries, pebbles

 

Plum tones, Pink

Brick, Reds

they look very close on the website, but the "Brick" color has more golds and greens in it and the "reds" color goes a bit more to the pink side and is more contrasting compared to the "brick" which is more muted.

Solid Color