Our stunning version from Shalimar of Melanie Berg's 'On the Spice Market' Shawl.
Our version, kitted up for you in Shalimar Aerie, a beautiful yarn, includes:
1 full 100g skein of Sand Dollar
and 1/3 skeins (roughly 140 yards) of six colours that include Bird Cage, Silly Old Bear, Sapote, Tangerine Dream (supplied as a special favour to Loop!), Shortcake and Tamarillo.
(Equivelent of 3 skeins of contrast colours - This saves you from buying 7 skeins of yarn.)
The yarn of contrast colours comes all wound for you and is packed in a Loop cotton bag.Pattern available separately. (print version from Loop or as a PDF on Ravelry through Mairlynd)About the yarn:
Shalimar's latest beautiful hand-dyed single-ply base! The colours are stunning.
Amazing sheen, super soft hand with just the perfect amount of twist. Perfect for wearing against your skin.Aerie is our new single ply fingering weight in a scrumptious blend of SW Merino, Kid Mohair and Silk. This silky yarn is strong, yet wondrously soft with a lovely hand. The spin on this base ensures a yarn with a sheen and beautiful drape, yet no fuzz factor.
the accent colours in the kit are not labelled so here is a bit of info on which is which ;
Tamarillo - the darkest pink
Strawberry Shortcake - the lighter pink
Tangerine Dream- the dark orange
Sapote - the light orangey yellow
Silly Old Bear- The greenish yellow
Bird Cage- the minty green
420 yards / 384 meters per 100g skeinGauge:
20-28sts per 10cm/4" with a wide variety of needle sizes.Needle Size:
2.75 - 4.5mm / US 2 - 7 Fibre:
70% Wool - Merino
20% Goat - Mohair
Care: machine washable. lay flat to dry.