Wilde Evergreen Cowl Kit - Organic Worsted - Hand-Dyed Yarn - Indie Dyer - Worsted / Aran Weight - Knitting Pattern - Eco-Friendly Wool

$60.00



The Wilde Evergreen cowl is a pattern by the lovely Claudia of Audicee Fiber Arts & Designs. She really evokes the PNW with these pine-like motifs created through simple brioche stitch and colorwork!

From Claudia:

"This cowl was designed with beginning knitters in mind. It features simple stitch patterns like garter stitch and slightly more complex (but not completely impossible!) stitch patterns like basic color work and 1x1 brioche in the round. Its a great way to get a feel for different stitch patterns without having to commit to a one month long project! I've also provided links to videos that may be helpful if you've never knit any of this stitch patterns or just need a refresher."

Included in this listing:

- Two skeins of my Organic Worsted base
- Pattern PDF - this will be emailed to you after your purchase by myself. If you have a preferred email to receive the pattern, please let me know in the notes to seller! Otherwise, I will send it to the email associated with your purchase. :)

About the base:

Organic Worsted
This scrumptious base is the non-superwash worsted of your dreams! It's soft, squishy, and soaks up color beautifully. Get ready for the coziest of knits!

100% GOTS certified organic fine merino wool
219 yards / 200 meters
100 grams   

*Please note, this is hand-dyed yarn. Colors are truly unique to each skein and therefore may vary from skein to skein. We recommend alternating skeins every other row in the round, or every two rows when knitting flat if using two or more skeins. Saturated colors may bleed. True colors may vary slightly from screen. We do try.*

From a pet-friendly, smoke-free home.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is hand-dyed yarn so gosh darn expensive?

A great question! The process of hand-dyeing yarn is much different than store bought yarn. While store bought yarn is often dyed in giant batches in an assembly-line fashion and with machine-like precision, their method is of course much more affordable. The hand-dyeing process takes more time and energy, and requires a Hermione Granger-like dedication over pots of boiling water: Waiting for the exact temperature, continuous dunking of fiber, and making sure that each dye recipe is followed to a T. It is a chemical reaction—both a science and an art—that allow these colors and fibers to marry. You are paying for the dedicated manual labor, hard work, and unique colors found here.

Is your yarn mulesing free?

You betcha! While we understand the application of the method, we do not agree with it being used as a regular method for controlling fly strike. Mulesing is a technique used to remove skin from the sheep’s rear end to help prevent fly strike, a parasitic infection—this infection is incredibly painful, and can be fatal. Merino sheep have many folds of wool-bearing skin, so they are often at a higher risk of this infection. However, mulesing is a quite controversial as it is not yet fully regulated; for now, we choose to use mulesing-free wool.

What is “low-exhaust” dyeing?

Typically, low-exhaust is when very little if any dye is left over. This is great for the environment as it means that very little if any heavy metal dyes get poured down the drain. Most of the dye is absorbed by the fibers, but often with rich and saturated colors there is a little (or sometimes a lot) leftover in the pot. We take it one step farther and use an extra skein to soak up any excess dye just to be safe! The benefit of this is a gorgeous, unrepeatable skein with layers and layers of dye. And guess what? You get the chance to purchase these for next to nothing!

What are “Happy Little Accidents”?

As Bob Ross teaches us, we don’t make mistakes: We make happy little accidents. Our HLA section is full of discounted yarn from our dyeing adventures! It’s still beautiful, usable colors—just a happy little accident that didn’t make the quality control cut.

“Penny Skein?” Really?

🎶On Penny Skein, there’s a dyer showing photographs / Of all the dye she’s had the pleasure to know🎶
Our exhaust skeins are created from any leftover colors from our dye. Occasionally, our other skeins won’t absorb all the dye in the pot; rather than pouring heavy metal dyes down the drain, we throw in an extra skein at the end of our dyeing to absorb it. The result is layers upon layers of pastels and diluted vibrant dyes—truly beautiful colors that we cannot repeat! Since very little work goes into these, we feel that it’s only fair that you get to reap the benefits of these beautiful skeins at a ridiculously low price! We takes notes and occasionally semi-recreate exhaust colors to the best of our abilities.

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