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A Different Lens: Starry Sock

A Different Lens: Starry Sock

The Flower Power Fund is a fundraising campaign supporting Marie Curie UK, a wonderful charity which supports people living with a terminal illness.  The brainchild of @Sherlock_knits, a year long campaign of yarny loveliness brings a new colourway each month under the theme of '50 laps around the sun'.  June is the turn of ourselves, and this is 'A Different Lens'.

 

Taking the theme somewhat literally, Caroline went staight to the sun for inspiration, finding a marvelous photograph (photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) taken showing x-ray flares from the surface of the sun.  This has led to not one, but two colourways (the other, 'Solar Flare', can be found in its own listing) this one being 'A Different Lens' a variagated colourway using the cool blues, greens and lavenders of the inspiration picture, with speckles of gold mimicing the heat of the sun itself.  Dyed using the newest U.V. reactive blue dyes this colourway is a truely unique offer!

 

Available on our Starry Sock base, this beautifully soft yarn is made of 75% Superwash Merino / 20% Nylon / 5% Lurex for a strong sparkle plied all the way through.  with 400m per 100g this plump fingering weight yarn is perfect fro socks or for any project of your choosing!

 

Choose from skeins of this yarn OR a skein with a printed copy of Winwick Mums Sun Spot Sock pattern.

 

For every skein sold £3 will be donated to Marie Curie UK via the Flower Power Fund.  For every printed sock pattern sold Yarn Unique will match the donation made by Winwick Mum.

    PriceFrom £19.00

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