Inspired by the fantastic landscape of Iceland, with its black sand beaches, basalt formations, and volcanic vistas, full of contrast; and the combination of brights and darks in the fashions of Reykjavik's main shopping districts - a set of dark rainbow batts is born!
Carded on a base of soft, springy domestic Targhee wool, a touch of silver shetland, and plenty of black volcanic silk noil, brilliant shades of silk, faux cashmere (super soft nylon), sparkling firestar, and silk noil are layered. Spin, felt, or weave these stunning batts into tweedy, sparkling creations.
This blend is repeatable and available in a rainbow array of colors. This listing is for Eldfjall - Icelandic for "volcano" - ridden with fire and ash.
American Targhee wool
Natural grey shetland wool
Faux Cashmere (super soft nylon)
Classy Squid Fiber Co. batts are designed to provide a wonderful spinning experience, but would also be gorgeous if used for felted designs or as accents in weaving. My Organic Polwarth wool is sourced from the Falkland Islands, UK, where the sheep are raised free of pesticides & chemicals in a pristine environment. Fibers are hand-dyed by me, Amanda, in my smoke-free, pet-free studio using professional grade acid dyes. I do my utmost to run my dyeing studio in an environmentally-friendly manner.
To care for your creations and avoid felting, hand-wash your items in warm (not hot) water with a mild wool wash such as Eucalan or Soak, without agitation, and allow to air-dry.