Hedgehog Fibres

Several new yarns have arrived in the shop that are as soft as they are beautiful.hedgehogThese skeins come to us from a yarn-dyeing company based in Cork, Ireland that makes colors that Stephen West adores.  And when you see these luscious colors that range from muted to vivid, and soft to saturated, you'll see why.Three fingering weight options include:hedgehog-sockSock: 437 yards of a 2-ply washable Merino/nylon blend that will stand up to the wear and tear of a well loved sock.hedgehog-sock-miniSock Minis: Just 87 yards of the same yarn and perfect for playing with color.  We can imagine these little skeins providing just the right amount of yardage for projects that involve myriad colors such as tiny owl knits' Beekeeper's Quilt or Leftie by Martina Behm.hedgehog-skinnySkinny Singles: 400 yards of 100% Merino, soft as butter and perfect for shawls and other accessories.  This single ply  yarn should be hand washed for the best results.  It's soft hand will be a delight for you to work with and wear next to the skin.And lastly, we also now carry a stunning DK weight yarn:hedgehog-dkMerino Singles: 241 yards of delectably lustrous machine washable 100% Merino for larger gauge projects that will knit up in no time.These colors shift beautifully from one to another. The skeins are randomly dyed to prevent striping or pooling, they create variegated effects that looks good in plain stockinette or advanced stitch motifs.  Due to their unique dyeing process,  no two hanks are the same and there are no dyelots!We can't wait for you to see and touch them!  You will get just as excited as we are about this new offering.  We hope to see you soon!