Cornwall in Bors
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 (Bors)
This rich navy blue runs the gamut from twilight to darkest night. Navy blue is a color that won’t let you down and is the perfect companion for almost any project, just the right blend of mystery and familiarity.
The Story Behind the Colorway Name
Bors was Lancelot's cousin and one of only three knights to succeed in the Grail quest (alongside Perceval and Galahad). After returning from that quest, Bors stood by Lancelot's side during the time of Lancelot's affair with Guenevere and all of the fallout from that situation. As a solid, dependable knight, Bor's name fits with this solid, dependable color.
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).
Shipping is free within the United States and free for international orders over $100. 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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