Cornwall in Ambrosius
About the Yarn Base (Cornwall)
Sometimes you want a yarn that will do more – a yarn that can withstand epic battles with patterns, frogging, and cables. Cornwall is the yarn on which dream projects are built – it has amazing stitch definition, and the Bluefaced Leicester wool brings a durability Merino just can’t provide. The superwash treatment makes this a great yarn for gift knitting, too, because even though it’s strong, it’s soft enough for most projects and easy care. (Note: Hand-dyed yarn should always be hand washed in cold water for best results.)
100% superwash BFL
246 yds / 225 m
About the Color (Ambrosius)
This colorway commands attention with its range of purples from violet to lavender, streaked throughout with bold strands of aqua blue. You’ll feel like royalty and take charge of any project with a colorway like this.
The Story Behind the Colorway Name
Ambrosius Aurelianus was a Romano-Britain warlord who fought during the time of Vortigern and the invasion of Britain by the German brothers Hengist and Horsa. Winning a successful battle during this time, Ambrosius becomes a key figure in the stories before Arthur is born. In fact, some authors claim Ambrosius is Uther’s brother and thus Arthur’s uncle (although he died before Arthur was born).
Projects Made from Cornwall
Want to see what other people are making with their skeins of Avalon? Go to Ravelry and take a look: https://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/round-table-yarns-cornwall/projects
About the Yarn from Round Table Yarns
The yarns from Round Table Yarns are dyed by hand in small dye lots so each skein receives special care and attention. Colorway names have been taken from the stories of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, and on the inside of each label, you can read the story of the inspiration behind the name (no story on Quest colors).
The yarn is ready to ship in a muslin project bag for safe delivery and will arrive in your mailbox in a cheerful purple mailing envelope. Your yarn typically ships within 24 hours, often on the same day you place your order.
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