Vermilion

Vermilion or Cinnabar was historically made from mercury - which is absolutely toxic. Vermilion was the primary red pigment used by European painters, from the Renaissance until the 20th century. 

This color is a cooler red shade with a rich, pink/violet undertone.

Pairs With:  This was designed to pair with any of the colorways in the Toxic Collection!

Yarn Options:
Postcard:
  Fingering Weight, 75% Superwash Merino Wool / 25% Nylon - 4ply - 460 yards  per 100 grams
Silver Shiny - 75% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% nylon / 5% silver toned stellina - 2 Ply; 400 yards per 100 gram skein
First Class Silk:  Fingering Weight, 80% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% Silk - 2 Ply - 400 yards per 100 gram 
First Class MCN:  Fingering Weight 80% superwash Merino/ 10% Cashmere/ 10% Nylon - 2 ply - 400 yards per 100 gram skein
Souvenir:  DK Weight, 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 231 yards per 100 gram skein
Suitcase – 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 4 ply - 218 yards  per 100 gram skein
Wardrobe Trunk - 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 106 yards per 100 gram skein
Cloud:  Lace weight - 72% Kid Mohair 28% Silk - 459 yards per 50 gram skein.

PLEASE NOTE:  This colorway is dyed to order and will not ship until October 7.

NO TOXIC CHEMICALS WERE USED IN CREATING THESE COLORWAYS - THEY ARE ALL RECREATIONS OF HISTORIC PIGMENTS.


Base Yarn Details and Options:

Sock / Fingering Weight - 7-8 Stitches = 1” on #1-3 needles:
Passport - 80% superwash Merino Wool / 20% Nylon - 8ply - 430 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%  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

Sport Weight - 4-5 Stitches = 1" on 3-5 needles:
Trinket - 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 328 yards per 100g skein

DK Weight - 5-6 Stitches = 1” on #4-6 needles:
Souvenir - 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 231 yards per 100 gram skein
Silver Shiny DK - 75% Superwash Merino Wool / 10% Nylon / 5% Stellina - 4 ply - 230 yards per 100 g skein

First Class DK - 80% SW Merino/ 10% Cashmere/10% Nylon - 4 ply - 230 yards per 100 gram skein

Worsted Weight - 4-5 Stitches = 1” on #7-9 needles
Suitcase
- 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 4 ply - 218 yards per 100 gram skein

Bulky Weight - 3-4 Stitches = 1” on #9-11 needles:
Wardrobe Trunk
- 100% Superwash Merino Wool - 106 yards per 100 gram skein

For all of our hand dyed yarns we recommend that they are either washed by hand or machine washed cold, gentle cycle. Use only gentle wool wash and always lay flat to dry.


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