Platinum Sock

£16.00

Platinum Sock Yarn is perfect yarn for socks. It’s soft and very strong, made from 75% Superwash Merino and 25% nylon which gives it extra strength for heels and toes. It can also go in the washing machine without worrying which is what you need from a pair of socks!

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Platinum Sock Yarn is perfect yarn for socks. It’s soft and very strong, made from 75% Superwash Merino and 25% nylon which gives it extra strength for heels and toes. I have dyed this yarn in a several ways –  as a gradient yarns with speckles, semi-solid with speckles, and a variety of two-tone ombre yarns (see image of knitted sock to see how these yarns will knit up).

This yarn is also available as a sock kit with special 25cm circular sock needles or a set of 5dpn’s, and the Simply The Simplest Sock pattern.

Most of these yarns are named after tracks by one of my all time hero’s David Bowie, with the exception of Lost For Words which is a Pink Floyd track and Ship of Fools which is by World Party. As with all my colourways, they are dyed in small batches but I can create larger quantities on request.

A couple of things to bear in mind about hand dyed yarn:

  1. No two skeins are ever the same, even if they have been dyed in the same pot. I recommend you knit with two skeins and alternate every other row for consistency on larger projects.
  2. Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure colour-fastness, there is a chance that some residual dye may remain (this is normal – think jeans…) I suggest hand washing all garments in cool water prior to being worn and keep bright colours separate.

Yarn NameMerino Sock
BrandOrchidean Yarns
Ball/SkeinSkein
Yarn Weight4ply / Sock
Weight100g
Length425m
Composition75% Superwash Merino 25% Nylon
Needle3.25mm
Tension
CareWhile this is made with Superwash Merino, we always recommend hand washing to protect your garment.

Washing instructions for luxury yarns

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Colourways

Diamond Dogs, It Aint Easy, Oh You Pretty Things, Lady Stardust, Lost For Words, Golden Years, Aladdin Sane, Wild is the Wind, Under Pressure, Kooks, Moonage Daydream, Hello I Love You

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