Softa Silk

It’s no secret that Sundara Murphy dyes the most vivid colours on yarn. But like any artist, she has a masterpiece. Oh yes. No one does reds like Sundara does!

Here’s proof of that. A precious skein of her Silk Sport yarn in the very famous Crushed Cherries colourway. It is that rich in real life. I didn’t tweak this photo in any way.


I admit I would not have bought this yarn except Sundara put all of her Silk Sport on sale as the yarn base was being phased out (boo hoo!). I’m glad I got a few skeins before the rest of the Sundara Yarn Lovers got there.

This rich red skein would probably end up as a scarf or shawlette for me. Something this soft, smooth and silky should be worn as close to the skin as possible. If I had more skeins I would have knitted a vest or tank.

A couple of more skeins hopped into my shopping cart and I am so glad they did. Just look at the deep blues and purples in these.

With two skeins, I can knit up a really large shawl or wrap. I’m thinking a really large Traveling Woman, or Ishbel, or Forest Canopy Shawl, or Captiva Wrap. Choices, choices….

I can stare at these skeins all day…

If only I can use my mind to make them knit themselves up into something wonderful!

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  1. You've done it again….WOW, look at those lovelies!! Did you see the email that her worsted is going to be phased out too – missed out on the Aged Oak Barrel, darn! Daybreak maybe? But then again, these skeins will look even more gorgeous in the lace patterning.

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