Fingering weight 360m/100g, 90*3tex. Laceweight 540m/50g, 90*1tex
These yarns are always hand-dyed on skeins, making short regular changes in colors. When working with the yarn, it will give you a regular variagated pattern, depending on the size of your creation. The shades have recipes and are named inspired by the finnish nature, but visible variation between batches will occur.
Loiste “Shine, bright”
The first and last rays of sunlight at dawn and dust are a miracle to witness. In Finland the changes if lightness from spring to fall is a great and important experience. Loiste will save some memories of sunlight to the winter darkness.
Colors: pink, shades of oranges, bright yellow.
Ruska “Autumn foliage”
Hiking specially in Lapland is popular in the fall, the ruska time, when nature is turning red, yellow and orange, a huge visual experience to be surrounded with a magical fire of colour! No mosquitos either…
Colours: blue, lila, red, terra, orange, ochre
Elo means harvest, kuu is month, but also moon. In august we start to have dark evenings and moonshine again, but the warmth is still there. Nature is providing with full hands of its abundance.
Colours: light green, lila, violet, red
Kaamos “Winter darkness”
This name doesn’t have a direct translation, but refers to the time of the year when days are short and dark, when nature hides its strength underneath the earth. Everything stops, resting, gathering energy for the spring. Time to sit and knit…
Colours: green, blue, lila, grey
Kaislikko “Reeds in the lake”
The reflections of the blue on the surface of the water play with the greens and ocker shades on the plants. This is dyed on a natural gray base, which comes through and gives depth to the nuances. Colours: light green, dark green, dark blue