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Tristan in Hengist

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About the Yarn Base (Tristan)

This sport weight yarn is up for any adventure, with a lively combination of bounce and a meticulous stitch definition. Enlist Tristan to help you with any project, from cozy thick socks to a colorwork hat or a lightweight sweater; this base is ready to run away with any project you give it.

100% superwash merino wool
sport weight
100 grams
328 yds / 300 m

About the Color (Hengist)

Like golden embers that remain after a fire or the color of the first changing leaves in autumn, this is a bold and warm combination of bright orange, rust, and gold.

The Story Behind the Colorway Name

Hengist and his brother Horsa were Germanic warlords who were invited to Britain by Vortigern, king in part of Britain, to help him fight against other invaders. After seeing that the British defenses were weak, the brothers decided they wanted to conquer Britain for themselves. This decision is often thought of as the start of the Anglo-Saxon invasion into Britain, which Arthur himself would fight when he becomes king.

Projects Made from Tristan

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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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