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Knittique

Hand-painted luxury laceweight mohair yarn in Black Opal (deep grey/black/teal/sapphire/wine)

$ 36.95
We currently have 1 in stock.
Knittique is now in its second year of producing exclusive, limited-edition hand-painted yarns, and this sumptuous mohair-blend lace yarn is one of the luxury fibers I specialize in!

This subtly dramatic colorway, Black Opal, is the October addition to my Birthstone Collection. Like this beautiful gemstone, this skein features greens, blues, golds, and wine-reds showing through a semi-transparent overlay of deep purply-black. And the yarn itself is super-light and airy, a pleasure to knit as you watch the colors appear through the mohair halo. Gorgeous!

 

Color: HP0123 Black Opal
Yarn name: Little Fuzzy Lace
Fiber: 70% kid mohair/30% nylon
Suggested needles: U.S. #2-4

Like this color palette? Get the palette, with color specifications and editable layers, to use in your own projects!

Skein weight: 115 g/4 oz.
Yards/skein: 941 (!)

Gauge: U.S. #2 needle: 23 sts/39 rows = 4”

PLEASE NOTE: All yarns will be wound into center-pull balls before shipping, so they'll arrive ready-to-use! If you'd rather your yarn was left in skein form (as shown here), you must let us know when you place your order. Thank you!

Care: Hand wash in cool water with mild detergent. Rinse in cool water, and gently squeeze out excess water. Lay on towels or drying rack to air-dry. Shake to fluff a little, if desired.

PROJECT IDEAS: Clearly, this beautiful lace-weight yarn can be made into lace! Just 1 skein should be enough for at least a shawlette, or maybe a really luxurious scarf. And since mohair gives us the luxury of a variety of needle sizes, 1 of these enormous skeins might even be enough for a simple sweater!

And because this yarn is so fine, you could also think about combining it with a strand of something else; I'm thinking a lace-weight hand-painted wool, perhaps in deep teal tones, would be fantastic combined with this mohair!


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