August Gladiolus

$28.50

Due to their sword shaped leaves, the Gladiolus were named for Roman Gladiators who believed that if they made a necklace from the stems of the flowers (known as the corms) then they wouldn't fall in battle. It was also believed that if you made a poultice from the corms it would help draw out embedded splinters and thorns. We do believe these flowers are gorgeous and belonged in our collection of monthly flowers. This color would pair very nicely with Scarab, Indigo, and The Lovers and fade beautifully with Golden Light, Blood Moon, She Spells Seashells, Amortentia, and Wildflowers.

About our bases:

Magic: 2 ply Fingering (sock weight) 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 100g, 400 yards

Charmed: 4 ply DK 100% Superwash Merino, 100g, 231 yards

Enchantment: 4 ply Worsted 100% Superwash Merino, 100g, 211 yards

Spellbound: single ply Fingering 70% Superwash Merino/30% Silk, 100g, 438 yards

Alchemy: 2 ply Fingering 80% Superwash Merino/10%Cashmere/10% Nylon, 100g, 425 yards

Aura: single ply Lace 72% Silk/28% Mohair, 50g, 495 yards

Glamour: 2 ply Fingering (sock weight) 75% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon/5% Silver Stellina, 100g, 438 yards

Note: While the mill states that some bases are machine washable superwash yarn, this is a hand dyed product. The dye was completely exhausted and the water ran clear in the rinse process, however, some bleeding may occur with different detergents and water quality. We highly recommend hand washing using a wool safe wash such as Soak and drying flat or line drying.

When quantities are out of stock, they will be dyed to order and shipping may take 3-14 days. 

 Some of our photos may show more than one skein, the price listed is for only one skein. 

 All attempts are made to show our yarns in as close to their actual colors as possible. Colors may vary depending on monitors and lighting.  Some yarns (such as those on Mohair) will come out muted and speckles will be more of a watercolor effect or have a sheen due to their fiber content.