This hand-spun 100% natural mink 2-ply yarn is Shibori dyed denim-ey blue, dyed over the natural taupey-brown of the undyed mink.
This luxurious yarn is extremely soft, and has a very distinct "halo" similar to angora. it gets softer with handling as well. It has a lighter feel and a different hand from cashmere, is extremely warm and insulating, and is completely ethical--this does not hurt the animal when it is harvested.
The mink is combed (same as an angora bunny) and the undercoat is what makes up this worsted weight hand-spun yarn.
The super light softness is nice used in a scarf or shawl as it insulates without weight, and openwork really shows off the beauty of this yarn as it has lovely hand-made irregularities.
If you've never worked with mink, i'll try to describe it here. It is very soft like baby camel, or kid mohair, but fluffs out very much like mohair..but without the scratchiness of adult mohair.
This yarn is also fragile, and will not withstand a lot of pulling.
I use professional environmentally-friendly color-fast dyes.
- yarn: 100% Handspun Mink
Weight: 50 grams
Approx: 120 yds
Needle Size: 8 US
Gauge: 4-5 sts per inch
A suggested gauge only. Knits up fabulously with larger needles
CARE:::::::::::: hand wash gentle - air dry flat
Shown here is a 50 gram , 1.75 oz skein
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