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July 12, 2016

Fun Summer Knitting with Sweet Gradient Kits

Don’t you love to watch the colors work through your project? While I’m enjoying the color I’m currently using, I’m always looking forward to starting the next color… do you organize all your colors at the beginning of the project? Or do you decide which color is next as your project takes shape? Check out some fun color kits – just enough to easily carry on your next trip to the beach or anywhere. Pop, color and even a little sparkle keep it all fun Kits come with 5 Fingering Weight mini skeins. Each mini skein is 87 yards for a total of 435 Yards total of yummy 75% SW Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Stellina.

July 4, 2016

ColorPurl Finnegan and Mini Skein Kits – Natural and Acid Dyes

Natures Dyes! New ColorPurl Finnegan Natural dyes in tones of Pink, Blue, Yellow and Green using Indigo, Cochineal and Onion are now available. Sparkly Mini Skein kits “Sunset” and “Coffee Break” also boast Indigo, Logwood, Cochineal and Onion. Pair these naturals with some of the brights or use them alone for summer knitting.

“Dangling Conversation” is pictured as a suggested pattern to pair with one of the Mini Skein Kits. It would work beautifully with one skein of the Finnegan as well.

June 7, 2016

Sexy on the Beach – 1000 yards of scrumptious Springy Merino

One skein available of my super springy soft and next to skin deliciousness!! Springy is 100% Merino yarn, incredibly soft, and elastic. Really easy on the hands and the stitch definition is fantastic. I love knitting with this yarn.

Sexy on the Beach. Like the cocktail with hints of peach and cranberry….on the beach, with tones of warm, sandy brown. There are several shades of pink and tan to beige hues throughout this tonal colorway. This skein leans more to pink than to light brown.

100% Superwash Merino, 8 Ply
Worsted Weight
1000+ Yards / 500 grams
Hand Wash in Cold Water / Air Dry

May 10, 2016

Gradient mini-skein 5 kits just in time for knitting at the beach!

Great for summer knitting and gift-giving to your favorite knitter! These gradient mini-skein kits lend a hint of silver sparkle to your project assuring you will make heads turn! Use for colorwork, Entrelac, modular knitting or stranded patterns. Each five-skein kit contains a total of 435 Yards — just enough to create a small garment, accessory or a child’s toy. Two of the colorways are dyed with natural ingredients.

Aruba: River Mist, Pixie Dust, Butter Cream, Fresh Cut Grass, and Blues My Way
Mardi Gras: Green Apple, Avignon, Es-Steamed Lobster, Magenta-Men Prefer Blondes, and Roadwork Ahead
Mountain Meadow: Midnight, Raisin’ Cain, Topaz Toe Spaz, Sexy on the Beach and Pistachio
Coffee Break (Natural Dyes): Cochineal, Logwood, Elderberry and Brazilwood in various combinations
Sunset (Natural Dyes): Cochineal, Black Bean, Onion and Brazilwood in various combinations

75% Superwash Merino, 20% nylon, 5% Stellina
87 Yards (20 Grams) * 5 for a total of 435 Yards (100 Grams) in each Kit
Fingering Weight US #2-#4

August 6, 2015

New Yarns in the ColorPurl Shop

Latest yarns from the dye pot: Coral Green Merino Gold and Glittery 438 yards, gradient BFL boasting 657 yards and Papaya MCN Extra measuring 600 yards. Perfectly measured for shawls or scarves or maybe a fabulous pair of knee socks. Delightfully squishy, springy and soft. With the larger skeins, your design possibilities expand exponentially. Happy Summer Knitting and Crocheting!

July 2, 2015

Summer Knitting Naturally

Alpaca, Linen and Silk. Colored by Nature. The perfect stunning blend to knit now for shawls, a light weight summer tee or maybe even a beach tote. Perfect too for the first cowl you grab as the nights start getting a little chill. These colors will remind me of summer, long after I’ve rinsed the sand from my shoes.

June 25, 2015

!! Gradients !!

Look what’s been in the dye pots: lace weight and more sock yarn gradients…

Silver Angel Lace is an Attention Getter!!! The hand of this yarn is perfect for lacy artistry: shawls, summer tops or sweaters. This yarn is 875 yards of squishy, next-to-the-skin awesomeness made of baby alpaca, silk, Cashmere and just a hint of silver sparkle.

Cushy is so named because it’s really soft and squishy Superwash Merino blended with nylon for strength. These 463-yard skeins are dappled gradients with a range of colors. The colors are rich and deep with multiple layers of color and subtle tonal variations within the gradients in the skein. These are all one-of-a-kind (OOAK) originals for you to show off your talents.

June 18, 2015

ColorPurl Shop Update

Lots of yarns updated in the shop for summer knitting now and for stashing anytime.

Check out the naturals like Raspberry dyed with Cochineal, Buttery Yellow dyed with Onion, and Sandy Brown dyed with Walnut. Or, look for EcoFriendly yarns like Lizard Toes, Papaya and Mussels in White Wine.

While you’re looking, please check out the newly released Tronsen cowl by Fiber Dreams featuring ColorPurl Finnegan!

March 23, 2015

ColorPurl Loves to Dye Yarn

ColorPurl plays on the natural beauty of pearls, the endless possibilities of color, and the knitter’s pure love of two little stitches: knit and purl.

Thank you so much for looking. I hope to have the opportunity to delight you with yarny goodness as much as I am thrilled with the creative process to bring it to you.