Happy New year! The Solar System Collection is DYED TO ORDER and will ship JANUARY 21.

NEW ORLEANS

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!


Fingering / Sock Weight Yarns

Passport - 80% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% Nylon - 8ply - 436 yards  per 110 gram skein
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 Single70% 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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