The first image that comes to mind of New Orleans is Mardi Gras. A colorful parade of feathers and beads. However there is much more to the city than that one festival. So I used the Mardi Gras colors (purple, gold, and green) as the base and then muted them with deep plums and olives – the influence of jazz and voodoo.
Laissez le bon temps roulez!
Dye Technique: Places (Hand Painted Yarn)
To create hand painted colorways we meticulously apply measured amounts of dye directly to the yarn in a specific sequence of colors. This creates very repeatable, very consistent colors. At Destination Yarn we call these colorways “Places” because like a place they are always the same!
Pairs With: New Orleans pairs perfectly with it's companion colorway "Mardi Gras" - a speckle dyed version of the same colors. Pictured together in the last image!
Postcard – 75% Superwash Merino Wool / 25% Nylon - 4ply - 460 yards per 100 gram skein
Letter - 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 2ply - 400 yards per 100 gram skein
Letter Plus - 80% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% Nylon - 2ply - 400 yards per 100 gram skein
Note - 100% Superwash Merino Wool - Single Ply - 475 yards per 115 gram skein
Silver Shiny - 75% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% nylon / 5% silver toned stellina - 2 Ply; 400 yards per 100 gram skein
Gold Shiny - 75% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% nylon / 5% gold toned stellina - 2 Ply - 400 yards per 100 gram skein
First Class MCN - 80% superwash Merino/ 10% Cashmere/ 10% Nylon - 2 ply - 400 yards per 100 gram skein
First Class Silk - 80% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% Silk - 2 Ply - 400 yards per 100 gram skein
First Class Single - 70% superwash merino / 30% silk - Single Ply - 438 yards per 100 gram skein
All of these base yarns are 7-8 Stitches = 1” on #1-3 needles, Machine wash cold, gentle cycle, lay flat to dry.
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