Norne Yarn

Merino / Silk / Yak DK - Fenrir

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£30.00
Hand Dyed
Introducing Norne Yarn's luxurious Merino/Silk/Yak blend in a DK weight yarn with a good twist and a smooth finish, the lustre is almost magical, creating a lovely stitch definition perfect for your next favourite project. This fibre blend beautifully compliments Norne Yarn's colour palette inspired by Norse Mythology, combining the deepest of hues with an almost metalic shine.

The giant wolf Fenrir is a son of the trickster god Loki and the giantess Angrboða. The gods went to great troubles to bind Fenrir on a lonely islet. Part of the reason for this, is the role that is foretold for Fenrir in Ragnarok, the ending of the world. When Ragnarok comes, the great wolf will break his bonds and kill Odin. Odin's son Vidar will then slay the wolf in order to revenge his father.

Brothers shall fight and fell each other,
And sister` sons shall kinship stain;
Hard is it on earth, with mighty whoredom
Axe-time, sword-time, shields are sundered,
Wind-time, wolf-time, ere the world falls;
Nor ever shall men each other spare.
Völuspá

The colour is inspired by a wolf's fur. Grey with overtones of brown and yellow.
Specifications
Manufacturer Norne Yarn
Origin Norway
Fibre 20% Yak 20% Silk 60% Merino Wool
Yarn weight DK
Recommended Needle Size 3 mm–5 mm / US5–US8
Gauge 20–24sts – 10cm/4”
Weight 100g
Meterage 212m/232yrds – 100g
Care Instructions Wash by hand, lay flat to dry.
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