Upton Indigo Gansey Yarn
Natural Dye Indigo Gansey Yarn from Upton Yarns.
5 ply gansey : Straws Island Sheep from Maine.
Gauge 28-32 per 4 in
Weight Approx 50 g
Approx 120 yards
SWEATER SIZE QUANTITIES SOLD AS DYE LOT SETS. IF PURCHASING AS INDIVIDUAL SKEINS, DYE LOTS MAY NOT MATCH.
Natural indigo color variation. Fairly coarse sturdy New England hand dyed by Upton Yarns especially for The Net Loft. Five slightly tonal shades from light to dark. Color hard to capture. Small snips available if desired.
It is strongly suggested that you alternate balls of yarn if you are knitting a gansey as there is natural color variations and fluctuations in the yarn. Before starting to knit, please read this article on "crocking from Upton Yarns. http://www.uptonyarns.com/12
Left to Right: Child's Glacier, Summer Sky, Nautical Twilight, Cordova Blue, Deep Blue
Read more about production of this yarn on Upton Yarn's website:http://www.uptonyarns.com/blog/rakq9smylvnfqyofqzt8s3qlf0eu15