DK PURE MARIE-ANTOINETTE

$29.00 USD

132 reviews

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.

MARIE-ANTOINETTE, the last queen of France before the French Revolution after which the monarchy was abolished, and the sovereigns executed. I discovered this character with the film Marie-Antoinette by Sofia Coppola starring Kirsten Dunst. I loved the film so much for its decorations and its costumes but even more particularly for its soundtrack on the piano by Dustin O'Halloran, in particular the pieces Opus 17 and Opus 23 which are a pure wonder that it is impossible for me to describe with words. - 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
If you love to knit with Biscotte Yarns, you will fall head over heels with this artisanal, hand-dyed DK Pure yarn by Louise Robert Design. Whether you are knitting a scarf, a shawl or a sweater, there's nothing better than a beautifully crafted yarn designed by a passionate knitter for knitting enthusiasts.


Customer Reviews

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Linda Siegfried
Beautiful!

The yarn is a pleasure to work with. I love the feel and texture of the yarn as well as the yarn is very soft. The color of the yarn is amazing. I have just purchased this yarn in another color!

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Evelyn Siatra
fantastic

fantastic yarn! a pleasure to work with!

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Donna Delia
Yarn for a sweater

Love the yarn and pattern
Yarn is very nice to work with

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Lisa Alianti
Love this yarn!

I really love this yarn, it was very easy to work with, no splitting and felt really nice.
The color was perfect and looked great on the finished product. I would definitely buy this yarn again.

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Susan
Dk Pure is a joy to work with

Ecume is a lovely shade of green. This is going to make a great pair of shortie socks that feel phenomenal on the feet!