This hand-dyed artisanal yarn is no ordinary knitting yarn: the designer behind the knitting patterns Louise Robert Design meticulously created this beautiful collection.
It's by studying the color pallets that represent her life and career over the years that designer Louise Robert was able to imagine all of the variety available in these hand-dyed artisanal yarns.
COBALT The first cobalt blue was discovered by heating cobalt salts mixed with alumina by a chemist in 1802. His aim was to produce a blue comparable to the natural ultramarine, an extremely expensive color obtained from lapis lazuli. Van Gogh was a fervent admirer of the cobalt blue, as can be seen in his painting from 1888, Starry Night. He expressed this interest in a correspondence a few years before painting this work: "Cobalt is a divine color, there is nothing so beautiful to create space around objects".. - Louise
- Composition: 90% Merino wool, 10% Silk
- Quantity (Weight): 115 grams, 4 oz
- Length: 238 meters (260 yds)
- Gauge: 20 - 24 stitches = 10 cm (4 in)
- Needles: 4 mm (US # 6)
- Care: Hand-wash in cold water, dry flat
I love the color and feel of this yarn! I also appreciated the customer service as I weighed color options. I received speedy and helpful answers to all my questions.
Great match which enabled me to finish a sleeve.
The Rose Neon color is vibrant. The yarn is soft to the touch. This yarn would be a compliment to any yarn collection and great for any project.
All these hand-dyed colors are fantastic! The yarn is incredibly soft, strong, and extremely rich in tone and hue. I just love them all.
Beautiful yarn. Color is deep and pure. Great to work.