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dragon purple

this is called „dragon purple“ because the wensleydale roving is from drachenwolle (=dragon yarn). and it is purple. obviously 😉

i spun it on my sonata and ended up with about 300m and 99g. i’m not sure what to think of wensleydale fiber tough. it is very shiny but not as soft as i would have liked. and after plying the singles and washing the skein it became scrubbier and lost some of it’s shine. but see for yourself:

2 Gedanken zu „dragon purple“

  1. Oh I absolutely love the richness of that color!

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