Scheepjes Skies Light Assortment
The SKIES yarns from Scheepjes are made of a completely natural fiber (100% Premium Blend Cotton) and feel cloudy. The yarns appear to be hand-dyed and the various shades are named after cloud formations. The various shades of blue are made with indigo, a natural dye that has been used as early as 4000 BC. was known. The colors range from the gray-blue of a slightly cloudy spring morning to the radiant indigo blue of a summer day and the menacing blue-green of a stormy sky.
It is advisable to use a so-called color catcher (anti-colour-bleeding cloths) when washing, because paint residues can be released. The yarn may discolor slightly with prolonged exposure to sunlight due to the natural dyes used. Before use, roll the skein into a ball using an umbrella reel or wool mill.
This beautiful box contains 9 mini skeins of 28 grams, one skein of each color from the selection. Scheepjes SKIES Light falls within the Fingering weight class. A 100 gram skein has a barrel length of 340 meters and is suitable for a needle thickness of 3.00 mm.
This range of Scheepjes SKIES Light consists of 9 colors x 1 mini skein per color with a running length of 47 meters.