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This skein is reserved for SUSAN S. Please don't purchase it unless it's yours. Thanks!!


This is such a luxurious skein of handspun.....semi-solid rich and saturated!  And Squish......oh the Squish! Polwarth is a wondeful wool that's similar to merino in it's softness but with the added high content of 40% silk this skein is a treasure! This would be perfect for a quick holiday gift....maybe a cowl? This would make a wonderful gift for someone special or even for yourself.


I have 4 skeins of this available if you need a bit more yardage for your project.


Handspun yarn is, by nature, one of a kind and imperfect. All yarns are spun by me on my sweet spinning wheels in my smoke-free but dog friendly home in rural Utah and then soaked in a lovely lavender wash, dried and re-skeined and are ready to knit your treasures. My finished skeins are measured after drying and yardage is approximated to the best of my ability. Your gauge may vary when working it up. I always recommend swatching for gauge and colorfastness when working with hand dyed products. Some dye run-off may occur with the initial washing of hand dyed goods though my handspun is soaked before drying to minimize that.

I do my best to accurately photograph my yarn but monitors may differ. All my photos are taken outside in natural light. Please contact me with any questions before you purchase the yarn.


I'm happy to take orders for custom spinning for that special project. I have a large group of fibers you can choose from or you can purchase fiber elsewhere and have it sent to me. You'll pay for the cost of the fiber and the custom spinning.

Light Worsted Weight Polwarth/Silk (60/40) "Melpomene" (skein #4)

  • 4.0 oz./2 ply/270 yds./10 wpi 

    dyed by: Nest Fiber
    colorway: Melpomene
    fiber: Polwarth/Silk (60/40)

    care: hand wash and dry flat

  • I want you to be pleased with your purchase. However if you're not satisfied with your purchase please contact me within 3 days of the receipt of your package for a return or exchange. The item must be in its original condition and you will be responsible for shipping & handling involved in the return/exchange.

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