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New Orleans - DK Weight

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!


DK Weight Yarn Options

At Destination Yarn we carry the following DK Weight yarns.  All of these base yarns are 5-6 Stitches = 1” on #5-7 needles, Machine wash cold, gentle cycle, lay flat to dry.

Souvenir – 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 4ply - 231 yards  per 100 gram skein
First Class DK - 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon - 3ply - 231 yards per 100 gram skein

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