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Sugarplum Fairy, December 2023 Color of the Month

Sugarplum Fairy, December 2023 Color of the Month

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Sugarplum Fairy is December’s Color of the Month! This months limited edition yarn variegated tonal colorway with speckles. 

 Sugarplum Fairy starts out with a solid layer of champagne, then I layer of coral to create a warm undertone. Next I pour over some redggape- which is a cool dark pink, that leans towards purple. Finally I pour over a mixture of champagne and cherry pink.  I give the yarn a good shake in the pan to mix the colors around and create even more layers and finally I finish the yarn with some plum speckles.

Sugarplum Fairy would look amazing paired with my two holiday colorways Christmas By The Sea and Sugar Cookie, any of the past color of the months I’ve done this year, and honestly just about every colorway in my permanent collection! 

 Sugarplum Fairy is available throughout the month of December on Plush Single, Plush DK,  Plush Bulky and Nimble Sock. 

Please use the drop down menu to choose the base that you would like to order. 

Nimble Sock

Superwash Merino Wool/ Nylon (85/15), 19.5 micron merino

Fingering Weight, 2 ply

394 Yards, 100 g

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Plush Single 

3.5 oz/ 430 Yards
Single /  Fingering Weight

19.5 Micron Superwash merino wool

When held double this yarn will create a DK yarn. 

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Plush DK 

100 Grams/ 246 yards

4 ply /  DK Weight

19.5 Micron Superwash merino wool

When held double this yarn will create a Bulky yarn. 

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Plush Bulky

 Superwash Merino Wool
19.5 micron merino
Chunky/Bulky Weight, 2 Ply
109 Yards, 100 g

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All of my yarn bases are certified cruelty free.

Superwash yarn is technically machine washable in a gentle cycle with like colors, I do however recommend hand washing your knits made with superwash yarn as the washer will tug and pull at your knits causing them to lose their shape or worse rip. I was my knits in the sink using luke warm water and Long Winter Farm Sweater Soap. This soap has lanolin in it which protects the natural fibers. I spot wash any stains and allow my sweater to soak for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse your sweater with cool water if necessary and them gently wring out any extra water, I use my top load washer spin cycle this this, but you can use a towel as well.  After the excess water is removed, lay your garment  flat to air dry. 

This fiber was handdyed by ontheround using professional quality acid dyes. I dye my yarn in small batches and no skein will be 100% the same- that's what makes working with hand dyed yarn so fun!

I do my very best to accurately photograph my yarns but please note that not all monitors are the same. My yarn is made in my smoke-free, pet free studio in Rockland Maine.

 

 


Shipping & Returns

You order will ship in 2-3 business days of your purchase date. You will be notified via email when your order has shipped, tracking information will be provided when applicable.

Shipping times vary depending on your shipping method and location.

We ship using the US Postal Service. Shipping rates including shipping and handling costs.

US orders over $150 ship free, no code needed, choose the option at checkout.

If there is a problem with your order or you would like to make a return or an exchange please email rachel@ontheround.com and include your name and order number.

Care Instructions

The best thing to do is hand wash you garment (and any other wool garments) in the sink using warm water (not at all hot) and a small amount of gentle soap, we recommend Long Winter Soap Co. Sweater Soap, available in the Mercantile Section on this site.

Gently spot clean stains and extra grimy spots with your hands being careful not to wring or pull, as that will stretch your garment. Rinse clean using cold water, this will get all the soap out.

Now take your garment and place it in your washer machine and spin out the extra water. If you don't have a washer at home lay your garment out on a couple of towels and roll it up to get out the extra water.

Finally, block your garment into its original shape and allow to air dry flat on a clean towel. In the sun or by a wood stove will speed up the process.

Remember to flip it over so the backside dries as well.

This process will keep your knits looking good and lasting for a long time!

NOTE: This is the same process I use for cleaning my superwash yarn. Although it is technically machine washable, I find that my knits last much longer when they are handled with the most care.

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Uniquely Hand Dyed Yarns

This fiber was handdyed by Rachel Jones of ontheround using professional quality acid dyes.

All ontheround yarn is dyed in small batches and no skein will be 100% the same- that's what makes working with hand dyed yarn so fun! Yarn for larger orders will be from the same dye lot.

We do our very best to accurately photograph our yarns but please note that not all monitors are the same.

ontheround yarn is made with love in a smoke free, pet free studio in Rockland, Maine.

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  • Hassle-Free Exchanges

    We are happy to accept exchanges and returns. We accept yarns that are still in skein form and remain free from oders. If you need to make an exchange or return please email rachel@ontheround.com and include your name and order number.