Merlin in Orkney
About the Yarn Base (Merlin)
What fiber enthusiast isn’t looking for a loyal sock yarn companion? A base to always stand by your side and protect your feet from the harsh chill of winter? Merlin is here for you; with its blend that includes 25% nylon, it’s sure to stand the test of time, while the merino ensures the projects you make will be more than next-to-skin soft.
75% superwash merino/25% nylon
463 yds / 423 m
About the Colorway (Orkney)
If you stood on a deserted island gazing out at the most beautiful ocean you’ve ever seen, this would be the color of that ocean. A pure aqua blue-green, this colorway will instantly transport you to sunny shores and mystical locales.
The Story Behind the Colorway Name
The Orkney Islands play an important role in the Arthurian stories because Orkney is ruled by King Lot, who is married to Arthur’s half-sister and whose sons include the famous Gawain and Gareth as well as the less well-known (but also important) Agravain and Gaheris.
Projects Made from Merlin
Want to see what other people are making with their skeins of Merlin? Go to Ravelry and take a look: http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/round-table-yarns-merlin/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.
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.