Degas' Ablutions, Aussie Extra Fine Single

Degas' Ablutions, Aussie Extra Fine Single


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Fingering weight Single ply Superwash 

19.5 micron Extra Fine Australian Merino - Museling Free

Spun in Italy

Approximately 100 grams/400 meters or 3.5 oz./437 yards

Recommended needle size 2.5 mm - 4 mm

Gauge (stockinette) 28 stitches x 36 rows over 10 cm/4 inches on 3.25 mm (US 3) needles

Hand dyed in Texas in small batches

Please hand wash in cold water and lay flat to dry for best color retention.  Dyes may bleed slightly on initial washing.  Always test your gauge swatch for dyes bleeding when combining colors.

The inspiration for this colors comes from Edgar Degas series of art of women bathing.  Shown here is Woman Bathing in A Shallow Tub, a charcoal and pastel, which you can view in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.