Colourway: Sandro Botticelli The Birth of Venus
75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon
You will receive a 100g skein of yarn with a meterage of approx 400m /437yds.
Recommended needle size 2.5-3.25mm.
This pretty yarn uses pale shades of seaside greens, shell pinks and yellows to replicate the style of paint ‘tempera’ used by Botticelli in the 15th century in his painting showing the birth of the goddess Venus. The delicate colours are perfect for a summer knit.
This Peruvian yarn is a standard 4 ply made from 100% Superwash Merino wool which is soft to touch and won't be itchy next to the skin. The fibers have been specially treated before being spun to enable it to be machine washable, therefore it will not ‘felt’ when washed, it is a great easy-care yarn - but please be gentle with your hand knits!
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