The Calavera is commonly called a Sugar Skull and is popular during Dia de Muertos. The colors are drawn from the brightly colored Sugar Skulls (or Calaveras) that are made and shared at this time of year. Most people think of Samhain or Hallowe’en as orange and green and black and purple. And while those colors are on there, there is also lots of white to remind us of the joy of this festive holiday as well.
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
Incantation: 4-ply Fingering 60% Merino/20% Alpaca/20% Nylon 100g, 437 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
Magic Beans: This is a set of 5 colors taken from our Calavera collection. It includes, orange, aqua, lime fuchsia, and black. They are on our Magic base and are 20g/80yds for each mini skein.
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.